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MMU aghast over attack on places of religious worship in Kashmir

Srinagar: Mutahida Majlis-e-Ulema Jammu Kashmir, headed by incarcerated Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, has strongly condemned the attacks on religious places of worship by some miscreants and anti-socials during the last few days amid the continuous lockdown due to coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.

All the constituents of the MMU which include Anjuman Auqaf Jama Masjid Darul Uloom Raheemiya, Muslim Personal Law Board, Anjuman Sharian Shian, Jamiat Ahle Hadeeth, Jamaat-e-Islami, Karwaan-e-Islami, Itihaad-ul-Muslimeen, Anjuman Himaayat-ul-Islam, Anjuman Tableegh-ul-Islam, Jamiat Hamdania, Anjuman Ulma-e-Ahnaaf, Darul Uloom Qasmiya, Darul Uloom Bilaliya, Anjuman Nusrat-ul-Islam, Anjuman Mazhar-ul-Haq, Anjuman Aima Wa Mashaaikh Kashmir, Muslim Waqf Board, Darul uloom Naqashbandia, Darul Uloom Rashidia, Ahli Bait foundation, Parvaani wilayat and other social, religious and educational organizations in a joint statement condemned the attack and hurling of petrol bomb on Aastaana Bab-ul-Hawaaij Sajjad Abad, Chhatabal, which also houses a centuries old manuscript of Holy Quran. Prior to this Masjid Hazrat Ali (RA) which also has a Darsgah and the final resting place of a religious personality adjacent to it was also attacked by some miscreants

The MMU expressed strong resentment over these acts and condemned it in the strong words.

The MMU warned these miscreants and forces inimical to peace and unity that such kind of acts are intolerable and unacceptable saying the aim was to disturb the centuries old Shia-Sunni unity of the Muslims of the valley

The Majlis-e-Ulema urged the people to remain alert against the nefarious designs of the elements inimical to our unity and harmony.