Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir unit of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) today protested in Srinagar and Banihal, Handwara against the blasphemous move by former Uttar Pradesh Shia Waqf Board chairman, Waseem Rizvi.
Rizvi had on Thursday filed a PIL asking for deletion of 26 verses of the Holy Qur’an.
The move has evoked a fierce resentment across in Kashmir.
BJP J&K spokesperson Altaf Thakur led a protest demonstration against Rizvi at press enclave in Srinagar on the second straight day on Sunday.
The BJP, who burnt Rizvi’s posters against the blasphemous move, demanded a strict action against him.
In Banihal, BJP leader, Mohammad Saleem Bhat led a protest demanding strict action against Rizvi for his blasphemous remarks on the verses of holy Qur’an.
The protesters chanted slogans against Rizvi and burnt his effigy.
Similar reports of protest against Rizvi was reported in Handwara.(KNS)