Muslim clerics, Cong leaders meet Guv; demand impartial probe

Ujjain: A delegation of the Muslim clerics and Congress leaders of the district met Governor Ramnaresh adav at Raj Bhavan, Bhopal on Monday. While furnishing various evidences, they tried to apprise him about the acts of some Hindu organisation activists who tried to disturb communal harmony.

Muslim clerics, Cong leaders meet Guv; demand impartial probe

District Congress Committee ( DCC rural) president Jai Singh Darbar, City Quazi Khaliqqurrehman, Mahidpur Quazi Saiyyed Maqsood Ali, Maulana Ayyub and others were in the delegation. According to DCC general secretary Manjoor Hussain Qureshi, the delegation handed over a video CD to the Governor to apprise him that how the activists tried to disturb the communal harmony, law and order situation by making objectionable acts and comments.

They informed to the Governor that a campaign has been undertaken to defame innocent Muslim Muslim youths by arresting them from Ujjain and Mahidpur to establish their so- called links with the terrorist outfits and the outlawed SIMI. They alleged that all these conspiracies have been hatched on the behest of the BJP government to create anti- Muslim environment. They also demanded from the Governor to order an impartial enquiry into the matter.

25 booked for resorting to chakkajam

Mahakal police on Monday booked 25 persons, who resorted to chakkajam at Topkhana locality on December 31. Minority community members resorted to chakkajam at Topkhana locality in protest of arrest of three youths by the Anti Terrorist Squad ( ATS) for alleged involvement in terrorist activities. The ATS seized explosives in large quantity.

Complainant Jitendra son of Surendra Shukla lodged a complaint against people who resorted to chakkajam. Mahakal police registered a complaint against 25 persons including Ashiq resident of Topkhana, Javed resident of Amarpura and Sidiqqui resident of Begampura under Section 341 and 147 of the IPC.

Temple priests seek withdrawal of case

Meanwhile, a number of priests under the banner of Harsiddhi Mandir Pandit- Pujari Samiti met the TI Mahakal on Monday and demanded immediately withdrawal of FIR registered against Hindu organisation activist Rupesh Thakur under Section 153 and 298 of the IPC on late Saturday. They also demanded the TI to take action against those who defaced the presiding deity at ancient Khade Hanuman Mandir and City Quazi Khaliqqurreman for flaring- up the communal tension.

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