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“NPR & NRC is a part of government’s communal agenda” ~ MAULANA ARSHAD MADANI

Moulana Arshad Madani, President, Jamiat Ulema i Hind addressing the MEDIA in Mumbai.

By Our Correspondent

MUMBAI: “The NPR and NRC is a part of the Central government’s communal agenda to transform India into a Hindu-nation”, eminent and outspoken religious scholar Maulana Arshad Madani said. “NPR-NRC is a part of a larger communal agenda to isolate and alienate Muslims and make India a Hindu nation. They want to polarize the society,” Madani, the President of Jamiat Ulama I Hind, told media in Mumbai during press conference on Thursday.

When the Constitution guarantees equal rights to all citizens irrespective of their religion, caste,
language and region, the agenda behind the CAA-NRC-NPR is very clear, he said, adding that
Jamiat Ulama I Hind does not support any specific political party but is compelled to raise this issue as it endangers the unity and integrity of India.

“In the last two to three months, clearly there is a communal turmoil,” he added. Earlier, Moulana Arshad Madani has raised voice against CAA. The Jamiat Ulama I Hind is holding its four-day long executive committee meetings, during which wide ranging religious, social and political issues would be

On Sunday, Jamiat Ulama I Hind is going to hold its mega Convention in Mumbai. It may be recalled the Yogi Adityanath led BJP government in Uttar Pradesh has disallowed the century-old Muslim organization to hold executive meetings and Conference in Deoband.

“We will work hard to destroy the poison of NPR-NRC to preserve the secular fabric of the country. Hindus, Muslims and other people will continue to coexist peacefully. We will not hesitate to sacrifice in the same way as we had sacrificed in the freedom struggle for the country for the clutches of the British rule,” he said.

“We were born in India, and we will not leave India even if someone tries to scare us. We do not discriminate between people. We are all Indians. Jamiat is always ready to fulfill its duty,” Moulana Arshad Madani said.

“CAA has become a law and NRC is against the soul of the Constitution. There will be a day when NRC will be imposed, and it will be doomsday for Muslims. Take the example of Assam, Hindus that were left out in NRC list, will be given citizenship under CAA law but Muslims will not be entertained. Whatever happened to Muslims in Myanmar, will happen to Muslims of Assam,” he said.

Moulana Arshad Madani said that most of the opposition parties are opposing the NRC-NPR and it is not without a reason.