JNN 09 April 2014 Delhi : On Tuesday, prominent Shia cleric Kalbe Jawad and around 300 protesters were detained when they tried to hold a demonstration against acquisition of Karbala land in Jor Bagh area of city.
Protesters wanted to enter Delhi via NH-24 and march toward Karbala but they later changed plan and gathered at Vaishali metro station.
They then marched toward Delhi via UP gate, where Delhi police stopped them.
The demonstrators shouted slogans following which Kalbe Jawad along with 300 protesters were detained and taken to Mandawali Vihar police station.
Three metro stations remained shut for several hours and arterial roads in East and New Delhi area were closed for security reasons.
Security was beefed up in the entire New Delhi district, especially at Race course road, Congress chief Sonia Gandhi’s residence at 10 Janpath and Congress Headquarters at 24, Akbar Road.
Indian Shia Sunni Join Hands to Boycott Congress & BJP in Upcoming Elections
Naib Imam Of Delhi Jama Masjid, Maulana Yayha Bukhari Belonging to Sunni Sect joins hands with Shia Cleric Maulana Kalbe Jawad to urge Muslims not to vote for Congress in Lok Sabha Elections.
Yayha is younger brother of Shahi Imam of Delhi Jama Masjid, Syed Ahmed Bukhari.
Mualana Yahya Bukhari and Maulana Kalbe Jawad addressed a press conference in Lucknow city of Uttar Pradesh on Monday to make an appeal to Muslims that they should boycott Congress and BJP in forthcoming Lok Sabha Elections.
Yahya said “BJP carried out genocide in Gujarat but Congress had been killing Muslims from past 60 years. Congress is more hazardous than BJP for Muslims. Although I appeal that Muslim should not vote for both the parties and find secular candidates in elections.”
He shared that he found Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) more suitable option against BJP and Congress in Delhi, so he suggested Delhi Muslims to vote for AAP and if Muslims think that any new political party (AAP) suits them then a chance should be given to them.
“There is no internal conflict with my Brother Ahmed Bhukari but I am against the order he issued to Muslims to vote for Congress. That party has given pain and misery to Muslim then on what grounds Muslims should vote for it,” he said.
Shia Cleric Maulana Kalbe Jawad shared while the protests for freeing Shah-e-Mardan Karbala (Delhi) the Delhi police which is under Central’s control, badly thrashed a cleric and snatched his Amama (turban).
The turban which is Honor of Muslims, and is a Sign of Honour and Respect , And Disrespecting a Cleric is a Sign of Community’s Dis Respect , which is a routine in a So Called Secular Indian Society , which has no Honour and Prestige for the Religious and Sectarian holy Places and Dignitaries of Different Religions , Except Hindu Religion . Which is a common Complain of Sikh, Christians and Muslims.
Kalbe Jawad urged Shias not to vote for Congress as it was responsible for disrespecting a cleric and his religious ‘Turban’. If they vote it would be going against Imam-e-Zamana (atfs).
He added Congress was also responsible for demolishing six mosques in Delhi’s Mehroli area in which there was one 700 years old mosque.
Kalbe Jawad without naming any party to vote said Muslims should ‘Boycott’ Congress and BJP during elections and should vote for secular candidate whom they think will work for Muslim welfare after winning.