India used oppressive state equipment to browbeat Muslims, says PM Shahbaz

Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif — AFP/File 

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif on Monday mentioned that New Delhi has unleashed its brute and oppressive state equipment to browbeat Indian Muslims into submission.

His assertion got here a day after the properties of a number of Muslims had been demolished in Utter Pradesh for protesting and their alleged involvement in riots final week triggered by the blasphemous remarks issued by the leaders of the ruling BJP.

Taking to his Twitter deal with, PM Shahbaz mentioned that India was engaged on a plan to “additional marginalise” the Indian Muslims on political, financial, and cultural grounds, however the face of New Delhi’s so-called “democracy” was uncovered to the world.

Pakistan condemns  remedy of Muslims in India

Earlier than the premier, the Overseas Workplace strongly condemned the heavy-handed remedy by the Indian authorities of the Muslims who had been registering a peaceable protest after Friday prayers over the derogatory remarks issued by two members of the ruling political occasion Bhartiya Janata Occasion (BJP) concerning the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).

The indiscriminate and widespread use of brute pressure by the Indian authorities throughout varied states in India resulted within the killing of two harmless Muslim protesters and injuring of 13 others in Ranchi metropolis.

Pakistan’s Overseas Workplace spokesperson, in a press launch on Sunday, mentioned that the footage of Indian forces unabashedly opening fireplace on unarmed protesters in Ranchi metropolis was horrific past perception. In Uttar Pradesh alone a complete of 227 individuals had been arrested thus far.

Indian Muslim teams urge followers to shun protests

Leaders of outstanding Islamic teams and mosques in India appealed to fellow Muslims on Monday to droop plans for protests towards derogatory remarks concerning the Prophet Mohammad (PBUH) made by two members of the ruling Hindu-nationalist occasion.

The message to keep away from huge gatherings was circulated after demonstrations took a violent flip final week, resulting in the demise of two Muslim youngsters and the wounding of greater than 30 individuals, together with the police.

“It’s the obligation of each Muslim to face collectively when anybody belittles Islam however on the identical time it’s crucial to sustaining peace,” mentioned Malik Aslam, a senior member of Jamaat-e-Islami Hind, a Muslim organisation that operates in a number of Indian states.

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