PM Narendra Modi on Tuesday urged the Muslim community leaders to not to politicise the issue of triple talaq. The PM, who held talks with the leaders of Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind, also urged the leaders to take responsibility for initiating reform. 25 leaders from the Muslim Community, under the umbrella of the Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind, called on the Prime Minister in Delhi.
Modi welcomed the delegation and said that democracy’s greatest strength lies in harmony and amity. Modi emphasized that the Government does not discriminate among citizens and that India’s speciality has been its unity in diversity, Narendra Modi said. Modi also discussed the issue of terror with the community leaders. The Prime Minister said that the new generation in India must not be allowed to fall victim to the rising global tide of extremism.
#WATCH: Delegation of leaders from the Muslim Community, under the umbrella of Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind met PM Narendra Modi pic.twitter.com/JqOU7rMHh0
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On the other hand, the community leaders also noted that the issue of terrorism is a major challenge and expressed a common resolve to combat it with all their might. “His (PM Modi) attitude on all issues was reasonable and satisfactory. We are leaving with lot of hopes,” Maulana M Madani was quoted as saying by ANI. The leaders observed that under no circumstances should anyone compromise with national security. They said that the Muslim community would never allow any conspiracy against India to succeed.
The delegation also asserted that only Prime Minister Narendra Modi can resolve the issue. As per Narendramodi.in, the members of the delegation included Maulana Qari Syed Mohammad Usman Mansurpuri – President of the Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind; Maulana Mahmood A Madani – General Secretary of the Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind; Dr. Zahir I Kazi, President – Anjuman-i-Islam, Mumbai; Prof Akhtarul Wasey; and Maulana Badaruddin Ajmal.