Mumbai Muslim NGOs Condemns Varanasi Blasts
An despicable attempt to revive the infamous act of Godhra in Up
Mumbai, 8 March,
The serial bomb blasts rocked the peaceful holy city—Varansi, UP on Tuesday, March 07, 2006. It is a shameful act and must be condemned in one voice by the whole nation. The blasts in the city are feared as a conspiracy by some bad elements to disrupt the social and communal harmony of the country. Muslim NGOs of Mumbai- Mumbai Aman Committee, Markazul Ma’arif Education and Research Centre (MMERC) and Movement for Peace and Justice (MPJ) unequivocally condemn this heinous crime and demand that the Central and State governments should make high level enquiry and punish the real responsible vehemently.
There is no denying the fact that of late some “anti-national" elements in India and in our ‘neighbouring country’ have become a real threat to the national unity and integrity. Peaceful living amongst Hindus and Muslims in India does not suit them and therefore, they may go to any extent of inhumanity to achieve their political goals. It is very much likely that those who set Godhra on fire in 2002 might have UP on their next target. Even some politicians may find it a chance and take political mileage out of the incident giving it an anti Muslim twist. Farid Shaikh (Mumbai Aman Committee), M. Burhanuddin Qasmi, (MMERC, Mumbai) and Dr. Azimuddin (MPJ) in a joint statement said, “The very birth of Pakistan was against the will and interest of Muslims of India in the beginning. It may be in ISI’s interest to create
unrest in our country by killing innocent Indians through nonsense act of terror.”
The three NGOs conveyed condolence to the affected families of Varansi and requested urgent delivery of already announced compensates to them. They also cautioned the nation to remain on ‘high alert’ to prevent a repeated Gujarat 2002, once again in UP.
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