President Arif Alvi condemns violence in New Delhi
President Arif Alvi on Tuesday condemned the violence in New Delhi and said that secular forces within India should rise against barbaric actions like the vandalizing of a mosque.
In a post on Twitter, President Arif Alvi shared a video of a Hindu supremacist mob climbing on a minaret of a mosque.
He said that the visuals seemed to be a reminder to Muslims of the Babri Masjid episode.
“Another update of the disgraceful act. Vandalizing a mosque! It seems to be a reminder to Muslims of the Babri Masjid episode.
I think secular forces within India should rise against such barbaric actions,” he said.
Another update of the disgraceful act. Vandalising a mosque! It seems to be a reminder to Muslims of the Babri Masjid episode. I think secular forces within India should rise against such barbaric actions. https://t.co/j8eLlCheTH
— Dr. Arif Alvi (@ArifAlvi) February 25, 2020
UN condemns violence in Delhi – Hindutva extremists vandalize Mosque
The United Nations on Tuesday also expressed concern over the deadly clashes between Hindus and Muslims in New Delhi.
During the clashes, 19 people had reportedly killed and a mosque set on fire during protest demonstrations against the controversial Indian citizenship law.
“We are obviously following the situation closely,” the UN Secretary-General’s Spokesman, Stephane Dujarric, said.
He underscored the need for the Indian security forces to show restraint and to allow the protestors to demonstrate peacefully.
“This is the Secretary-general’s constant position,” the spokesman added.
A mosque in Ashok Nagar, in Delhi has set on fire by Hindutva terror forces.
According to the details, violent Mob also targeted businesses owned by Muslims around the vicinity of the mosque in Delhi.
A video footage went viral on social media in which a mob of young men climbing on top of the mosque’s minaret.
At least seven people have killed and more than 150 injured in Indian Capital.
However, police had imposed section 144 in 10 areas in the capital Delhi after violent protest held at Maujpur.
Protest held over the controversial citizenship Act in India that discriminates Muslims.
Clashes occurred between supporters and opponents of the act, vehicles were burned.