Muslims seek protection from Modi govt
By Abdul Hafiz Lakhani
Ahmedabad: An all-Gujarat convention organised by Jamaat-e-Islami Hind (JIH) here called for a halt to the spread of terror by those who are pretending to be curbing it. The convention asked the minority community to introspect and stand up to the challenges posed by illiteracy and discrimination. A resolution to this effect was passed at the convection.
The convention was addressed by national leaders of the JIH, Maulana Mohammad Shafi Munis and Maulana Mohammad Rafiq Qasmi and others.
Maulana Mehmood Madni of Jamiat Ulma-e-Hind said "sooner or later Modi government too would be shown the door by the people as they did to the NDA government at the
Besides asking women to fight for their rights, the convention urged all citizens across religions and castes to make honest and serious attempts to understand each other’s problems and strive together to build a better society.
Welcoming the repeal of POTA the convention expressed reservations about the intentions of the state government over use of GUJCOC. A resolution said, "we can say without hesitation that like POTA, GUJCOC will be misused.”
The convention demanded that those detained under POTA should be released. The centre should prevail over the state government not to reenact GUJCOC as it will be used to terrorise the minorities by the BJP regime.
While addressing a news conference after the convention, Muslim leaders scoffed at the ongoing controversy that the rise in population has adversely affected the country’s progress.
The convention hailed the Supreme Court judgments relating to Best Bakery and Bilqis Banu and other 2,1000 riot-related cases.
The convention was held at Morarji Chowk in Bapunagar area. Speakers at the convention highlighted weaknesses of the community and suggested solutions. Sticking to the true path of Islam and blending of formal education with religious wisdom were some of the advice offered to the Muslims of
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