Guwahati, July 08: Assam Lok Sabha MP and All India United Democratic Front (AIUDF) leader Maulana Badruddin Ajmal, who’s additionally the president of the Assam State Jamiat Ulama (ASJU) – a company of Islamic pupils belonging to the Deobandi faculty of idea in India – on Thursday reiterated his attraction to Muslims of Assam now no longer to sacrifice cows at some stage in this week’s Eid-ul-Adha, “respecting the emotions” of Hindus.
“Few from RSS (Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh) need to stop Hindustan with the aid of using looking to make Hindu Raj. Hindu Raj will in no way be a truth even of their dreams. They can not spoil the harmony among Muslims and Hindus in this country. You will now no longer die in case you do not consume cows in the future on Eid. Rather, we have fun with Hindu bhais. Our forefathers had been all Hindus. They got here to Islam as it has unique qualities. That is to appreciate the emotions of different religions,” Ajmal instructed journalists in Guwahati.
Earlier, in a statement, Ajmal had stated that acting the ‘Qurbani’ or sacrifice on Eid-ul-Adha, in an effort to be located on Sunday, is a crucial responsibility for Muslims who can have the funds for the ritual and culture lets in sacrificing of animals like camels, goats, buffaloes, sheep, and cows.
“However, India is a rustic of humans of various communities, ethnic businesses, and religions. Most population of India profess the Sanatan faith, which treats the cow as a holy animal,” he had stated.
He additionally requested humans to appreciate the Assam Cattle Preservation Act, 2021, which surpassed the remaining 12 months that bans the sale or provision of red meat or red meat merchandise in any area “predominantly inhabited” with the aid of using Hindus, Buddhists, Sikhs, Jains, and different “non-red meat-consuming communities”.
Commenting on the controversy surrounding former BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma’s comments on Prophet Muhammad and the ugly killings in response, Ajmal stated, “Muslims ought to now no longer react. Instead, they ought to pray that God offers brains to humans like Nupur Sharma. Those who communicate approximately beheading are stupid.”
The AIUDF leader additionally denied buzz that the celebration would possibly vote for the BJP’s candidate Droupadi Murmu withinside the Presidential election.
“We have now no longer been contacted with the aid of using the NDA (National Democratic Alliance). We have the numbers to effect however most effective were contacted with the aid of using the competition side,” stated Ajmal.