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Published On:03 March 2012
Posted by Indian Muslim Observer

In India, Pakistani Barelvi scholar Maulana Tahir-ul-Qadri praises killer of Muslims Narendra Modi; calls Muslims terrorists; speaks launguage of West, Israel and RSS

By Abdul Hafiz Lakhani


Ahmedabad: After Deoband's former Mohtamim Maulana Gulam Vastanvi's advice to forget Gujarat riots which sparked a very hot debate, Pakistani Islamic scholar Tahir-ul-Qadri’s reported remarks advising Muslims to forget the Gujarat riots have sparked a row with some Muslim organisations in Gujarat. After getting pleased with hospitality and state guest status accorded by Pakistan-baiter, architect of anti-Muslim genocide Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, the Barelvi Muslim sect scholar Tahir Qadri is presently in Hyderabad as a Guest of All India Majlise Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMMM). He will be in India till mid-March.


The police stepped up security for Qadri, who arrived in Hyderabad on a five-day trip amid criticism from Jamiat-ul-Ulema and others for his remarks during a visit to Gujarat last week.
The controversial Pakistani scholar, while addressing a meeting at Vadodara in Gujarat on February 25, 2012, reportedly advised Indian Muslims to forget the post-Godhra carnage and move on.


He also thanked Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi for providing him security. Qadri, who faces threat to his life in Pakistan, mostly lives in the West. He is on a visit to India till March 18 and will address religious meetings in Ajmer, Mumbai, Raipur and Bangalore.


He has a considerable following among adherents of the Sufi and Barelvi schools of thought.
The Pakistani scholar addressed the gathering from behind a huge bullet-proof screen and was escorted by his personal security guards and city policemen.


Mufti Rizwan Tarapuri, leading Islamic academician and Principal of Darul Uloom Jamia ibn Abbas Ahmedabad, has accused Qadri of speaking the language of the West. “By praising the killer of Muslims and calling Muslims terrorists, he is expressing the views of either America and Israel or the RSS and Bajrang Dal,” he said.


Mufti Farid Kavi of Darul uloom jambusar accused Qadri of linking Muslims to terrorism to appease the West.


Social activist Faruk Bawani of Rajkot alleged that Qadri was adding insult to the injury of Muslims by asking them to forget the massacre.


How can we forget riots? asked Dr. J. Bandukwala, leading social activist from Baroda. The last ten years have been difficult for the Muslims of Gujarat. Muslims have been almost completely cut off from the political- administrative machinery in Gujarat. Further the absence of justice has been so blatant that even moderate people like me have lost faith in the justice system within Gujarat he further said.


In all other cases the accused are mostly out on bail, and the cases drags on. This includes the most notorious kiler Babu Bajrangi who was granted bail by the high court judge Mehta. Incidentally it is the same Mehta whop now sits on the Nanavati Mehta panel on the riots.
Qadri has not reacted to the allegations so far and the attempts to contact him for his reaction yielded no results.


[Abdul Hafiz Lakhani is a senior Journalist based at Ahmedabad, Gujarat. He is associated with IndianMuslimObserver.com as Bureau Chief (Gujarat). He can be reached at lakhani63@yahoo.com or on his cell 09228746770]

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7 comments for "In India, Pakistani Barelvi scholar Maulana Tahir-ul-Qadri praises killer of Muslims Narendra Modi; calls Muslims terrorists; speaks launguage of West, Israel and RSS"

  1. shame shame es padri par....................

  2. The travesty is that such a black sheep is considered as a messiah by many a Muslim.

  3. Chandrabhan Singh

    I am yet to see one Muslim organisation apologising & criticising the Muslims for burning 59 Hindus on sabarmati express that started this carnage.

    Every damn Indian , thanks to leftists ( Islamist apologists) & english language media knows the names of jaffri or ansari but does anyone know a single name from 59 that got burned on that train or the254 Hindus who died in those riots.

    Riots are all bad. They bring out the uncivilised in man. Of the total 1046 dead 254 were Hindus. Let truth be told & accepted to move ahead. Also time to stop this wonderful fable of victimhood being created by Islamist & their leftist apologists.

  4. yeh nhee kha ab kitne leftist jo gujrat par kam kr rhe hai bde zor shor se unse poochiye ..ke kya smarkand,bukahara,aur cntrl aisa me jo qtle amm aur barbadee cmunisto ne kee muslmano kee woh unko yaddd hai

  5. This news is part of propaganda against MQI and Shykh-ul-Islam Dr. Muhammad Tahir Al-Qadri. Please click on the below link to know the reality over this issue.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JesIkQ2jepY

  6. Abdul Hafiz Lakhani you stupid pathetic idiot! you call this journalism? you haven't even got your facts right, you rotten egg. a freelance amateur journalist could have done better than this. i have been following Qadri's tour closely and his remarks dont match your half-baked stupid article. just watch the speech your selves guys and decide for your self. Qadri said (on a seperate occasion) he did not ask for security but was given it anyway by the state, he merely thanked the organisers. (in the same way as journalists like you say thanks to your guests when interviewing him/her even if he/she might be a murderer. does that mean your praising your guest???)

  7. Tahir-ul-Qadri speaks what listeners want to listen -- that's his persona, perhaps. He is very contraversial in Pakistan itself, though he has rank-and-file devotees as well.

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