‘Govt. shouldn’t stay idle, should take sturdy motion’
A gathering of Muslim non secular organizations in Kozhikode on Wednesday demanded that the Bishop of Pala to withdraw his controversial assertion on ‘narcotics jihad’.
Briefing the media after the assembly, IUML high-power committee member and Malappuram district president Panakkad Syed Sadiqali Shihab Thangal and social gathering organising secretary E.T. Mohammed Basheer, MP, mentioned that any assertion that undermined the non secular concord of the State was improper. Additionally, the federal government shouldn’t stay idle when such incidents happen and that it ought to intervene and take sturdy motion as nicely, they mentioned.
(The assertion of Mar Joseph Kallarangatt, Bishop of the Pala diocese of the Syro-Malabar Church that ‘narcotic jihad’ was focusing on younger individuals belonging to non-Muslim faiths had triggered a significant controversy. He had additionally alleged that younger girls, belonging to Christianity and different non-Muslim faiths, have been being lured by ‘jihadis’ by ‘love jihad’ and subjected to exploitation, compelled non secular conversion and terrorist actions.)
The leaders of the Muslim organisations additionally welcomed the stand of the federal government to convene a gathering on the problem. Regardless of the controversial assertion, Muslim organisations had responded to the problem in a really mature method. Nonetheless, Muslim organisations strongly protest in opposition to the indifference on the a part of the federal government, Mr. Basheer mentioned.
Representatives of 13 Muslim organisations, together with Samastha Kerala Jamiyyathul Ulama, Kerala Naduvathul Mujahideen, Jamaat-e-Islami Hind, Muslim Service Society and Muslim Academic Society took half within the assembly.
Nonetheless, the Kerala Muslim Jamaath led by Kanthapuram A.P. Aboobacker Musliyar stayed away from the assembly.