The Jammu and Kashmir National Conference President and Member of Parliament from Srinagar Dr. Farooq Abdullah on Saturday condemned Wasim Rizvi’s ‘action of challenging the Holy Quran and its chapters in Supreme Court.’
Terming the act abominable, the senior NC leader in a statement issued to Global News Service (GNS) said that “the Holy Quran is the incorruptible and unchangeable word of Allah” adding that “Almighty has taken the responsibility to protect the Holy Quran and not even a letter or punctuation in it will change. It is the incorruptible and unchangeable word of Almighty Allah.”
“The petition should not be entertained; on the contrary strict action should be taken against him for hurting the sentiments of Muslims living across the globe. Such monstrous and despicable plots are aimed to hurt the dignity and unity of Muslim Ummah. I urge the judiciary to take suo moto cognizance of the nefarious designs of the petitioner under the relevant provisions of law for deliberately and maliciously hurting the sentiments of Muslims across the globe,” he said.
Meanwhile Party’s General Secretary Ali Muhammad Sagar, Additional General Secretary Dr Sheikh Mustufa Kamal, Provincial President Nasir Aslam Wani, Party MPs Muhammad Akbar Lone, Hasnain Masoodi, Senior leaders Mian Alaf Ahmed, Muhammad Shafi Uri, Sharief Ud Din Shariq, Aga Syed Ruhullah Mehdi, Aga Mehmood, Poilitical Advisor to Vice President Tanvir Sadiq, Spokesperson Imran Nabi Dar have unequivocally condemned Wasim Rizvi’s abominable act and impressed upon the government to take him to task for disturbing peace and amity in the country. (GNS)