Zakir Naik’s Islamic Research Foundation to be banned soon

Maharashtra Police has also registered criminal cases against Naik for his alleged involvement in radicalisation of youths and luring them into terror activities, a source said.

By: PTI | New Delhi | Published:October 27, 2016 7:08 pm
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An NGO promoted by controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik will soon be banned under the anti-terror law, with the Home Ministry preparing a draft cabinet note for it. Islamic Research Foundation (IRF) will be declared an ‘unlawful association’ under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act after investigations by the Home Ministry found it to be allegedly having dubious links with Peace TV, an international Islamic channel, accused of propagating terrorism, an official source said.

According to the draft note, which is also based on the inputs from Maharashtra Police, Naik, who heads the IRF, has allegedly made many provocative speeches and engaged in terror propaganda. Maharashtra Police has also registered criminal cases against Naik for his alleged involvement in radicalisation of youths and luring them into terror activities, a source said.

Naik also transferred IRF’s foreign funds to Peace TV for making “objectionable” programmes. Most of the programmes, which were made in India, contained alleged hate speeches of Naik, who had reportedly “urged all Muslims to be terrorists” through Peace TV, sources claimed.

Two educational trusts run by Naik have also come under the scanner of the Home Ministry and agencies are looking into their activities. The draft note will soon be placed before the Union Cabinet, headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, for its approval, sources said.

Naik is accused of radicalising youths into terror and receiving foreign funds and spending those to lure young people into terrorism.

He came under the scanner of the security agencies after Bangladeshi newspaper ‘Daily Star’ reported that one of the perpetrators of the July 1 terror attack in Dhaka, Rohan Imtiaz, ran propaganda on Facebook last year quoting Naik.

Naik in a lecture, aired on Peace TV, had reportedly “urged all Muslims to be terrorists”. The Islamic orator is banned in the UK and Canada for his hate speech aimed against other religions. He is among 16 banned Islamic scholars in Malaysia.

He is popular in Bangladesh through his Peace TV, although his preachings often demean other religions and even other Muslim sects. The Mumbai-based preacher has not returned to India ever since the controversy came to light.

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    Aiyer.Aiyer
    Oct 27, 2016 at 3:49 pm
    It is widely believed that your father is a Muslim and your mother is a brahmin. If not true, then you are not a 1/2 Muslim 1/2 Brahmin, but a deable full Brahmin fathered by Bugger bagawat.
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      Rinki
      Oct 28, 2016 at 4:46 am
      Another false propaa by modi, there was nothing wrong until Modi Dog came and unleashed his Hatred on all Muslims
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        Prateik
        Oct 27, 2016 at 1:54 pm
        Along with Brahmin RSS, SATAN Sansta, Bajrang Dal, Laxman Sena, RAM Sena, and other fringe terrorist groups created by Brahmin RSS DOUCHE BAG BUGGER BAGAWAT.
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          Babu
          Oct 28, 2016 at 10:23 am
          One Indian educated doctor kik all fake jessus fre eks and gurus like sri sri 420lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;So sad
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            Babu
            Oct 28, 2016 at 1:17 am
            one Indian educated doctor can kik all jessus fr eeks and all other fake gurus lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;IT IS SO SAD TO SEE even Pope don't have guts to debate with this doctor I SEEN THE DEBATE AGAINST SRI SRI lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;NOT ONE PERSON IN ALL EUROPE OR AMERICA CAN PRODUCE A PERSON WHO CAN PROVE HIM WRONG AND SHUT HIM UP REALLY SHAME FULL SITUATION FOR. JESSU FR EEKS
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              Islamforfools
              Oct 27, 2016 at 10:07 pm
              Fck Allah the fake God. The God of terrorists
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                Islamforfools
                Oct 27, 2016 at 10:06 pm
                Islam is not a true religion
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                  Islamforfools
                  Oct 27, 2016 at 10:08 pm
                  Islamic terrorism is not the biggest threat human race facing, but it's the silence of Hindus and majority community which is more dangerous. Be vocal, be physical, against Islam.
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                    Islamforfools
                    Oct 27, 2016 at 10:06 pm
                    You Muslims are not humans. Mohemmed is not a prophet, and Islam is. It a true religion. You are nothing, you are burden on human race, you are SATAN called musselman
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                      tom vivag
                      Oct 28, 2016 at 6:50 am
                      BD is a small country who put a brave face before India to ban JaNa . What was India doing in last 12 years about this NGO? He has been listed unwanted in many countries where India indirectly helped him expand his network legally from there.
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                        Abhishek
                        Oct 27, 2016 at 2:06 pm
                        Not just India, even Bangladesh Court order to catch this criminal
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                          Arghya
                          Oct 28, 2016 at 6:02 am
                          Good riddance. Now please ban Bajrang Dal and Vishwa Hindu Parishad as well for spewing venom!
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                            ayesha siddiqui
                            Oct 29, 2016 at 10:06 pm
                            Even The Sunnis killed 1 million shia, destro 80,000 Temples,, The Wahabi Sunni is destroying humanity wearing the wask of Human rights, Killing innocent children and calling it islamic law, In the name of Islam only, most christians are killed
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                              ayesha siddiqui
                              Oct 29, 2016 at 10:03 pm
                              He is not doctor, he dropped out of medical school, fake doctor fake preacher
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                                ayesha siddiqui
                                Oct 29, 2016 at 10:58 pm
                                Im a Sunni muslim, I found Zakir Naik misquoted hindu scripture Yajurved 40:9, where he says "those who worship idols are doomed", I researched the Original scripture from Library with verified translation "Yajurveda Chapter 40:9" it Doesnt Say anything about Idol, what it really says "Those who worship the absolute (which never originated) and those who worship the finite(which did originate) are both in darkness" ..... I didnt understand first why it says Both are in darkness, In the references, I saw Isha Upanishad Isha Up. - 9, Where it says the hindus shud have complete knowledge of both the Absolute Infinite Parmeshwar and Finite Bhagan to understand that both knowledge and ignorance is part of god,lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;I dont understand, if he dropped out of medical school how can call himself doctor? And why is he lecturing islamic scholars and Mis Translating and Misquoting hindu religion
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                                  ayesha siddiqui
                                  Oct 29, 2016 at 10:18 pm
                                  Thats not true, caste system was encouraged by Mauryan Dynasty. Dont blame everything on mughals, it will alienate dalits further, I suggest more intercaste marriage among hindus will solve this problem
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                                    ayesha siddiqui
                                    Oct 29, 2016 at 10:15 pm
                                    Then why saudi arab dont give citizenship to Sunnis? Sunnis are safer in Europe then Turkey where everyday 50 Sunnis are killed,
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                                      ayesha siddiqui
                                      Oct 29, 2016 at 10:11 pm
                                      There are 70 sects in Islam also just for ur information. We should look at ourselves first, how many innocents we are killing, how many refugees are loosing their family because of us, Humanity comes before religion, I dont think zakir naik has done anything to spread peace, he just wants to divide india
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                                        ayesha siddiqui
                                        Oct 29, 2016 at 10:03 pm
                                        Toh kya galat kaha hn, andhe rasta nhi bta skty, wahabi jahannam k shoukeen hn
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                                          ayesha siddiqui
                                          Oct 29, 2016 at 10:08 pm
                                          modi is doing good justice, u wahabis want us women to follow triple talaq, sit at home and take care of children, are muslimahs not human beings
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                                            Akshay
                                            Oct 28, 2016 at 10:49 am
                                            Khaata hai India ki, aur gungaan karta hai stan ka.....bhagao isko stan........
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