Hyderabad: Waseem Rizvi, UP Shia Waqf Board Chairman, fired direct shots at All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi. Rizvi compared the Hyderabad MP with the slain Islamic State (ISIS) chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. The UP Waqf Board Chairman alleged Owaisi of pushing Muslims towards acts of terror and bloodshed through his speeches.
Rizvi said, “Today, there is no difference between Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi and Asaduddin Owaisi. Baghdadi had an army, arms and ammunition, with which he used to spread terror. Owaisi is creating terror through his zabaan (speeches). He is pushing Muslims towards acts of terror and bloodshed. It is high time that there should be a ban on him and the Muslim Personal Law Board.”
Rizvi’s made his remarks on Owaisi after the AIMIM chief marked his views on the Supreme Court’s verdict in the Ayodhya dispute case. The Hyderabad MP expressed his dissatisfaction with the apex court’s decision on the issue.
Rizvi is known for his pro-BJP stand and had recently donated Rs 51,000 for Ram temple construction in Ayodhya and has welcomed SC’s verdict on the same