Two killed in India as protests rage over the blasphemous remarks

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Two killed in India – Gofrixty News Desk – Since the last week, there have been widespread protests in the Muslim world. This all started when a spokeswoman for PM Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Nupur Sharma made blasphemous remarks about the Holy Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH) on a TV debate show.

Muslims living in India and in the whole world took to the streets in significant numbers.

Ranchi, a city in eastern India is one of the places where Muslims after Friday prayers took the streets in huge numbers to protest against the derogatory remarks against the Holy Prophet (PBUH). Police then opened fire to scatter the crowd, which caused the death of two protesters.

According to the police officers told AFP, the crowd had resisted their orders not to march from a mosque to the market. the Police also alleged that the crowd even threw bottles and stones when police tried to scatter the rally.

Indian police even arrested more than 130 people during the protests. Street rallies were ignited by the BJP’s member Nupur Sharma as she made offensive remarks about the Prophet (PBUH).

Modi government’s prejudiced policies

This is not the first time that has happened in India, in fact ever since Modi’s government and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) came into power in 2014, They have always been accused of advocating prejudiced and discriminatory policies towards the adherents of Islam.


Muslims in Asia took to the streets to protest

This Friday witnessed the biggest South Asian protests which took the streets yet in response to the derogatory remarks against the Holy Prophet (PBUH), and according to the police’s estimations, there were more than 100,000 protesters across Bangladesh alone after the Friday prayers. On the roads of Lahore in Pakistan, more than 5000 people took to the streets at a call of a religious party, demanding the government of the country take sturdy actions against the responsible people in India over the offensive remarks against the Holy Prophet (PBUH).

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