More on Ummid: International l National Regional l Politics Business Religion l History l Culture l Education

 

 

Indian-Americans' contributions lauded by US Senate

Over 12 million people affected by floods in Pakistan

Mobile schools fail to provide education to Himachal Tribals

Shortage of over twelve lakh teachers in the country: Sibal

Computer glitches cost NIIT Prometric partnership

Bangalore to host Global conference on Urdu language in Dec

Flash floods in Leh: 85 people killed, over 350 injured

i

BJP President urges PM to stop misuse of Waqf properties: In an apparent bid to reach out to the minorities, BJP President   ..... Read Full

Waqf Amendment Bill 2010: Productive or Counterproductive, war goes on

Admissions open at Hajj Committee's UPSC coaching centre: Admissions for the new batch at IAS & Allied Services  ..... Read Full

Coaching centre for UPSC Exams at Mumbai Hajj House

   

Over 12 million people affected by floods in Pakistan

About 12 million people have now been affected by Pakistan's worst floods in 80 years, disaster .... Read Full

Fareed Zakaria returns ADL award over Ground Zero mosque

Indian-origin Newsweek editor Fareed Zakaria has returned an award he  .... Read Full

Now a Darul Uloom decree against women judges

Islamic seminary Darul Uloom Deoband has issued an edict saying that Muslim women should not ..... Read Full

Shortage of over twelve lakh teachers in the country: Sibal

Union Human Resource and Development (HRD) Minister Kapil Sibal on Friday said there is a shortage  .... Read Full

   

 

Flash floods in Leh: 85 people killed, over 350 injured

At least 85 people were killed and another 350 injured when flash floods  ..... Read Full

Winning hearts and minds of Kashmiris important: PC

Observing that it wanted to "win the hearts and minds" of the people of Kashmir, the government  ..... Read Full

Arundhathi Roy, 25 other activists term Kerala CMs remarks tendentious

Twentysix leading human rights activists from all over India including .... Read Full

Computer glitches cost NIIT Prometric partnership

After its first attempt to hold the Common Admission Test for admission into IIMs in computer -based format was marred by glitches .... Read Full

Joshi teens to be India's youngest MBA Graduates

Neel Joshi, 13 and his brother Deep, 11, class eight and class six students of  ..... Read Full

'Caste - a reality in India, cannot be wished away'

Political leaders, intellectuals and experts today made a strong plea in support of inclusion of  ..... Read Full

   

Protests in Bhopal over  blasphemy against 'Quran' by US Church

Saturday, August 07, 2010 01:46:42 PM, ANI

US Muslims to distribute Quran copies

Christian evangelical churches in the United States blasted a Florida church's plans to burn copies of the Muslim holy book on the anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks ..... Read Full

New York Mayor defends proposed Ground Zero mosque

'Funding of Ground Zero mosque should be probed'

Kill the Ground Zero Mosque: Video

Bhopal: Stung by the blasphemous statements made by a US-based church against their holy text 'Quran', scores of Muslims vented their fury by staging a mass demonstration on the streets of Bhopal.

The angry protestors on Friday raised slogans, and issued a warning saying the global Muslim community would not tolerate any act of damaging Islamic faith.

Deeming it a 'crusade war' the Muslim community lashed out at western conspirators who were targeting Islam for political gains.

"We will not take this lying down. We will give a tit for tat answer to all those who try to hurt our religious sentiments. We have never made any derogatory statement about the holy texts of other religions, and we respect other faiths too," said Asif Khurram, President of the All India Muslim Festival Committee.

"So, nobody has the right to say anything blasphemous about the holy Quran in any manner. This is wrong, and we strongly condemn this," he added.

Reportedly, a US-based church had ordered the burning of copies of the Holy Islamic text of Quran to convey a strong message against Islamic fundamentalist ideals.

Deeply angered by such scathing attack on their religion, the demonstrators warned that such a heinous act would have long lasting and irreversible consequences.

"If anybody tries to blemish the text of the Holy Quran, or play with our sentiments, we will initiate the strictest possible legal action against the perpetrators. We will not tolerate an attack on our religion," said Salim Chishti, a local Islamic preacher.

The demonstrators have also drafted an appeal to be submitted to President Pratibha Devisingh Patil urging her to request US President Barack Obama to take immediate and appropriate action against the perpetrators.

It has been reported that the Dove World Outreach Centre of Florida created a controversy a week ago by saying that it would burn copies of the holy Quran to mark the ninth anniversary of the September 11 attacks on the United States.
(ANI)
 

 

 

 

  Bookmark and Share

Home | Top of the Page

  Comment on this article

Name:

E-mail Address:

Write here...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
 

Ummid.com: Home | Contact Us | Disclaimer | Terms of Use | About Us | Feedback

Ummid Business: Advertise with us | Careers | Link Exchange

Ummid.com is part of Awaz Multimedia & Publications providing World News, News Analysis and Feature Articles on Education, Health. Politics, Technology, Sports, Entertainment, Industry etc. The articles or the views displayed on this website are for public information and in no way describe the editorial views. The users are entitled to use this site subject to the terms and condition mentioned.