Muslim organisations demand withdrawal of FIR against against Dr Zafarul Islam Khan

Prominent Muslim leaders have demanded withdrawal of FIR registered against Chairman of the Delhi Minorities Commission Zafarul Islam Khan who has been booked on sedition charge for his social media posts.

Condemning the police action and terming it “biased”, the clerics and Muslim leaders from different parts of the country alleged that the case against Khan is just another form of “targeting” Muslims.

Joint Statement released by Muslim leaders:

“We condemn the action by the Delhi Police against Dr. Zafarul Islam Khan. The biased role of Delhi Police has once again been exposed by its action against the Chairman of the Delhi Minorities Commission over something he tweeted a few days back. One may differ with the content of Dr. Khan’s tweet and he had issued a clarification regarding the same. However, according to reports, the Delhi Police officers reached his residence without any prior notice and were adamant to take him along with them. This kind of action during the lockdown, exactly before iftar time, against the head of a quasi-judicial institution, gives an idea about the level to which the police can stoop. After failing to arrest those responsible for the huge loss of life and property during the riots of North-Delhi, the Delhi Police is targeting Muslims in different ways. Ignoring the nefarious activities, poisonous speeches, statements and organized attacks, well known to the whole world and punishing those who raise their voice for the oppressed or to target those who oppose the government policies at the hands of the police, is extremely dangerous for the entire country. We demand that the government should immediately take back the FIR against Dr. Zafarul Islam Khan and stop the Delhi Police from taking action against innocent citizens.”

Joint statement issued by:

• Maulana Arshad Madani, President – Jamiat Ulema e Hind
• Maulana Tauqeer Raza Khan, President , Milli Ittehad Council, Bareilly
• Maulana Mehmood Madani, Secretary General, Jamiat Ulema e Hind
• Syed Sadatullah Hussaini, Ameer Jamaat e Islami Hind
• Maulana Wali Rahmani, Ameer e Shariat, Bihar, Orrisa & Jharkhand
• Maulana Asghar Ali Imam Salfi , Ameer Markazi Jamiat Ahle Hadees
• Navaid Hamid, President – Muslim Majlis e Mushawaat
• Dr Manzoor Alam , General Secretary, All India Milli Council
• Maulana Mohammed Salman Hussaini Nadvi – Lucknow
• Maulana Mufti Muhammad Mukarram, Shahi Imam, Masjid Fatehpuri, Delhi
• Maulana Mohsin Taqwi, Imam e Juma, Shia Jama Masjid, Delhi
• Dr Syed Qasim Rasool Ilyas, President Welfare Party of India
• Muhammad Sulaiman – President Indian National League
• Akhtar Hussain, General Secretary, All India Momin Conference
• Mujtaba Farooq, General Secretary, All India Muslim Majlis e Mushawarat
• Maulana Muhammad Tanvir Hashmi, President Ahle Sunnat Waljamat Karnataka
• Labeed Shafi, President, Student Islamic Organization of India
• Prof Aktherul Wasey, President Jodhpur University, Rajasthan
• Prof Hasina Hashia, Milli Council
• Dr Tasleem Rahmani, President, Muslim Poliitcal Council of India

Comments: 52

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked with *

  1. naturally like your web site but you have to test the spelling on several of your posts. A number of them are rife with spelling issues and I in finding it very bothersome to tell the truth however I will certainly come back again.

  2. I was pretty pleased to uncover this site. I want to to thank you for your time due to this wonderful read!! I definitely really liked every bit of it and I have you saved to fav to look at new things in your web site.

  3. Howdy just wanted to give you a quick heads up. The words in your content seem to be running off the screen in Internet explorer. I’m not sure if this is a format issue or something to do with browser compatibility but I thought I’d post to let you know. The design and style look great though! Hope you get the issue solved soon. Thanks|

  4. Howdy! This post could not be written any better! Reading this post reminds me of my previous room mate! He always kept chatting about this. I will forward this write-up to him. Fairly certain he will have a good read. Thank you for sharing!|

  5. Can I simply say what a relief to discover somebody that genuinely understands what they are discussing over the internet. You actually understand how to bring an issue to light and make it important. More and more people must look at this and understand this side of the story. I was surprised that you aren’t more popular since you most certainly have the gift.|

  6. My programmer is trying to convince me to move to .net from PHP. I have always disliked the idea because of the costs. But he’s tryiong none the less. I’ve been using Movable-type on various websites for about a year and am nervous about switching to another platform. I have heard excellent things about blogengine.net. Is there a way I can import all my wordpress posts into it? Any help would be really appreciated!|

  7. Please let me know if you’re looking for a author for your weblog. You have some really great posts and I feel I would be a good asset. If you ever want to take some of the load off, I’d really like to write some content for your blog in exchange for a link back to mine. Please send me an email if interested. Regards!

  8. I’ve been browsing online more than three hours today, yet I never found any interesting article like yours. It’s pretty worth enough for me. Personally, if all webmasters and bloggers made good content as you did, the net will be a lot more useful than ever before.

  9. Good web site you have got here.. It’s difficult to find high-quality writing like yours nowadays. I really appreciate people like you! Take care!!

  10. You’re so interesting! I do not suppose I’ve truly read through a single thing like this before. So wonderful to find another person with a few unique thoughts on this subject. Really.. thanks for starting this up. This website is one thing that is needed on the internet, someone with some originality!

  11. Its like you read my mind! You appear to know a lot about this, like you wrote the book in it or something. I think that you could do with a few pics to drive the message home a little bit, but other than that, this is wonderful blog. An excellent read. I will certainly be back.|

  12. An outstanding share! I’ve just forwarded this onto a friend who was conducting a little research on this. And he in fact ordered me breakfast due to the fact that I found it for him… lol. So allow me to reword this…. Thanks for the meal!! But yeah, thanx for spending some time to discuss this topic here on your blog.

  13. Good day! This post couldn’t be written any better! Reading through this post reminds me of my previous room mate! He always kept chatting about this. I will forward this post to him. Pretty sure he will have a good read. Many thanks for sharing!|

  14. Hi, Neat post. There is a problem with your website in internet explorer, would test this… IE still is the market leader and a huge portion of people will miss your excellent writing due to this problem.

  15. Hello to all, the contents existing at this web page are in fact awesome for people knowledge, well, keep up the good work fellows.|

  16. Hello! I could have sworn I’ve visited your blog before but after looking at some of the articles I realized it’s new to me. Anyhow, I’m certainly delighted I discovered it and I’ll be book-marking it and checking back often!|