Muslim worshipers in India should pray in mosques while those who block public streets while offering Namaz should be dealt with, an Indian lawmaker has said, as the countrys Islamic community celebrates Eid-al-Fitr.
Some religious practices of local Muslims cause inconveniences to residents of Indian cities, Bhola Singh, who was recently re-elected to the Indian parliament, said on Wednesday. The lawmaker from Prime Minister Narendra Modis Bharatiya Janata Partys (BJP) is urging Muslims to restrict their prayers to specialized places of worship.
A place has been designated for expressing your devotion. Roads should not be blocked. If it happens, it is wrong. Action should be taken.
The politician believes that Hindus celebrating their festivals are, by contrast, not disturbing anyone.
Indian social media users in overwhelming numbers supported Bhola Singhs views, agreeing that prayers should be kept private while no community has the right to disrupt public order.
BC if prayers are offered on roads, will vehicles drive in masjids?What nonsense. I fully agree with MP Bhola Singh. This is India not Pakistan.
— wearp (@wearp76016972) June 5, 2019
Whats the controversy in this…??!! Absolutely agree & support… Do you subscribe to blocking & encroaching roads in the pretext of offering Namaz…???!! So many people are inconvenienced… Faith is private matter & shld not be allowed to become nuisance for others…
— Rajeev Venkat (@RVenkat_India) June 5, 2019
What is wrong in that. Why should they Block roads every friday and cause inconvenience to others. Have you seen the violence in Delhi after Namaz. Stone pelting and some buses vandalized and this is in Delhi.
— maninder (@rippysethi) June 5, 2019
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