Shia clerics in Lucknow have demanded an FIR towards Shia Waqf Board member Waseem Rizvi for hurting the spiritual sentiments of Muslims. A delegation, led by the overall secretary of Majlis-e-Ulama-e-Hind, Maulana Kalbe Jawad, met Lucknow police commissioner D.Ok. Thakur on Monday evening and demanded an FIR.
The clerics demanded that the Quran model with 26 verses eliminated by Rizvi and posted on social media be taken off the platforms immediately.
Not too long ago, Rizvi had filed a petition within the Supreme Courtroom, searching for the elimination of 26 verses from the Quran which, he claimed, are violent in nature.
He has additionally compiled a “right model of the Quran” eradicating the mentioned verses and altering their order.
Rizvi’s first petition on the difficulty was dismissed by the apex court docket and he was fined Rs 50,000.
“The compilation has now been posted on social media to create riots and chaos. It has angered all Muslims because the Quran can’t be tampered with. It needs to be taken off social media instantly and an FIR be lodged towards Rizvi,” mentioned the Maulana.
In the meantime, in Muzaffarnagar, three social activists of the district have requested the district police to provoke legal proceedings towards Rizvi, who’s a ‘repeat offender’.
The grievance alleges that the provocative publish by Rizvi, who’s once more making an attempt to ‘desecrate the holy Quran’, is geared toward ‘inciting riots and to trigger misunderstanding between India and different nations.
Former counsellor, Mohammad Faisal, together with Dilshad Ansari and Shahzad Qureshi, filed a police grievance towards Rizvi.
“This man has been repeatedly making an attempt to desecrate the holy Quran. He needs to be booked and despatched to jail,” Faisal mentioned.
(With IANS inputs)