Citing the 2001 census, the Hyderabad Lok Sabha member also claimed an “overwhelming” number of married women who commit suicide or are murdered for dowry are also Hindus.
The larger agenda of these two parties is to explore the political space to raise a credible alternative to the mainstream Congress-NCP and BJP-Shiv Sena alliances in Maharashtra
The petitioner also alleged that the leaders and workers of the party were “continuously abusing Hindu religion, their Gods Goddesses” and several FIR have been lodged against them.
AIMIM corporator Sayyed Mateen Rashid was seen being beaten up with footwear and kicked by some corporators, including a few women.
Urging the government to introduce a law to this effect, Owaisi suggested a punishment with three-year jail term to any person who says this. The AIMIM President spoke to the media after the Lok Sabha session on Tuesday.
Owaisi was addressing the rally around 10:00 pm in Nagpada when a shoe was hurled at him, sources said. While the man who had thrown the shoe was taken into custody, Owaisi, who was unfazed, did not stop his speech.
Owaisi said the “responsibility” now lies with the Prime Minister himself “that because of his wrong policies, the economy is going down”.
“Masjids can be managed by Shia, Sunni, Barelvi, Sufi, Deobandi, Salafi, Bohri but they are not owners ALLAH is the owner even AIMPLB (All India Muslim Personal Law Board) cannot give,” Owaisi posted on social networking site Twitter on Sunday.
AIMIM said if the state government failed to act, then all party workers here would boycott Eid celebrations and observe a protest on the day by wearing black badges
AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi was addressing an election meeting at Kairana in neighbouring Shamli district
In the picture, top leaders of the BSP, Congress, SP and AIMIM have been depicted as Kauravas, indulging in ‘cheer haran’ of Uttar Pradesh, which takes on the character of Draupadi.
To spread awareness about UPA’s flagship schemes in the state, Congress has asked each district to start a mass contact campaign from April 1.
Owaisi said Muslims have made big sacrifices for the country and their patriotism could not be “questioned” just for the sake of a slogan.
In Gujarat, Congress members have been supporting a group which was on a hunger fast demanding that cow be declared the national animal.
“I think, on a more careful reflection, the assembly should not have suspended the MLA, that’s my opinion,” Chidambaram said at the Express Adda in Mumbai Friday.