Protests erupt across Hyderabad over BJP leaders' controversial remarks about the Prophet

After the Friday prayers, Muslims in Hyderabad gathered and protested against the alleged derogatory remarks about Prophet Mohammad made by former BJP spokespersons Nupur Sharma and Naveen Jindal.

By Newsmeter Network  Published on  10 Jun 2022 1:13 PM GMT
Protests erupt across Hyderabad over BJP leaders controversial remarks about the Prophet

Hyderabad: After the Friday prayers, Muslims in Hyderabad gathered and protested against the alleged derogatory remarks about Prophet Mohammad made by former BJP spokespersons Nupur Sharma and Naveen Jindal.

Protestors gathered at Charminar, Malakpet, Mehdipatnam, Chandryanguta, and Shaheen Nagar.

Meanwhile, tension prevailed in Mehdipatnam after police lathi-charged the protestors who took out a rally from Masjid E Azizia at Humayun Nagar.

The protests erupted soon after the culmination of the Friday prayers at the historic Mecca masjid as scores of Muslims gathered on the roads.

Amid Intelligence reports of proposed protests by youngsters after Friday prayers, the south zone police made elaborate arrangements and cops in plain clothes were also deputed for the bandobast inside the mosque. The Rapid Action Force (RAF) was also deployed in the area.

Protests were held after Friday prayers in several parts of the country, including Delhi, parts of Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Rajasthan, Maharashtra, and Jharkhand.

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