Lucknow: On the announcement of Maulana Kalbe Jawad Naqvi, general secretary of Majlisse Olma-e-Hind, a Tahafuje Quran rally will be held on 14 March against Wasim Rizvi at Azadari Road, Rumi Gate outside the big Imambara. There will be a demonstration against Wasim Rizvi.
Wasim Rizvi, former chairman of the Shia Waqf Board, has filed a PIL related to the removal of 26 verses of the Quran in the Supreme Court. He has described some verses as promoting terrorism. He claims that these verses are included later in the Quran. Muslim Ulema and others are opposing Wasim Rizvi’s move. In this episode, protests will be held on the big Imambara on Sunday. The Shia and Sunni Ulema will jointly demand the arrest of Wasim Rizvi from the Government of India.
Shia religion guru Maulana Kalbe Jawad Naqvi has appealed to all ulema, scholars, heads of madrasas and educational institutions, social organizations to participate in this protest rally.
Meanwhile, former president of the bar Amirul Hasan has announced a reward of Rs 11 lakh for the bearer who was beheaded by Wasim Rizvi at a function organized by Mohammadabad by Rahat Molai Komi Ekta Sangathan. Prior to this, Hasanain Jaffrey Dumpy, the national president of the Shiyane Haider-e Karrar Welfare Association, has also announced a reward of Rs 20,000 for the person who beheaded Wasim Rizvi.
Maulana Mohammed Wali Rahmani, General Secretary of All India Muslim Personal Law Board, has described this petition as a political gainer. He said that far from thinking about the change in any verse of the Quran, it cannot be amended to one point. Till date all those who have tried to criticize the Quran have failed. Imam Idgah Maulana Maulana Khalid Rashid Farangi Mahali also said that a word cannot be extracted from the Quran Sharif, who is filing such a petition, he does not have an Islam.