Srinagar, Aug 17, KNT: Expressing outrage at the derogatory and blasphemous remarks used against our beloved Prophet (PBUH) by members of Sentinel Bharat Raksha Manch Reasi on a video gone viral, the ANC President Begum Khalida Shah and Senior VP Muzzafar Shah have demanded Slapping of Public Safety Act against such communal elements and sealing of the Raksha Manch offices operating anywhere in the Jammu division.
In a statement to KNT, the ANC Chief Begum Khalida Shah said that no room can be given to such elements of the society hell bent upon igniting communal passions by hurting and insulting the Muslim Ummah. This strategy of the fascist forces ruling the roost in the country needs to be exposed and nipped in the bud. It is for all the religious, social, political and civil society organizations to come forward on a single platform and ensure that this divisive force set afloat for dividing our society on caste, creed, religion and regional grounds is defeated, said Begum Khalida Shah.
Earlier during the day and on instructions of the ANC Chief, the Sr VP Mr Muzzafar Shah spoke with the Provincial President of ANC Jammu division to immediately get into contact with the senior office bearers of NC, Congress, SP, CPI ( M), PDP, Jammu Muslim front,Taskeen Publications, Shia Federation Jammu Province, Shiv Sena, Dogra Sadar Sabha, National Panthers Party, Sikh Coordination committee,Kashmiri pandith organisations, Jammu chamber of commerce, prominent civil society groups for formulating a joint strategy for demanding stringent action of slapping of Public Safety Act on the Raksha Manch goons and maintaining peace and communal harmony at all costs.
Shah also spoke on telephone with these political, social and religious groups concerned, appealing them to stand united in maintaining peace and communal harmony and coordinate efforts not to let anti social and communal elements take advantage of such situations. “The arrest of the media team hand in glove to spread communal hatred is also demanded along with cancellation of their licence forthwith. No room can be given to such elements hell bent upon igniting communal frenzy. These fascist forces have to be defeated,” Muzzafar Shah said. (KNT)