Dr Farooq’s statement evokes protest in Kishtwar
GK NEWS NETWORK
Kishtwar, Aug 28: Scores of people on Sunday staged a protest in this frontier district against the recent remarks of the National Conference patron Dr Farooq Abdullah on Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi.
The report published in Indian Express had stated that Dr Farooq while addressing a function at IIM Ahmedabad along with Gujarat Chief Minister Narinder Modi had said for him, a ‘Musalman’, the present month is “the month of Ramadan, when we received the holy book, the Quran, from Ram”.
“This Ram I mean is Modi’s Ram, and this Ram is my Ram,” he said. He had further said that the day he sees Allah in Narinder Modi’s eyes and Modi sees Bhagwan in his eyes, India will grow.
Witnesses said that hundreds of people assembled at Jamia Masjid Kishtwar following afternoon prayers and held a protest demonstration within the Masjid premises.
Raising slogans the protestors alleged that Dr Farooq in a bid to praise Modi even did not hesitate to use “blasphemous words”. The protestors, however, dispersed off peacefully after address by some local leaders.
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