Muslims should understand religion isn’t bigger than regulation: Raj Thackeray fires fresh salvo amid loudspeaker row

 

New Delhi: Amid the continuing loudspeaker row, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray on Sunday (April 17, 2022), whereas addressing a press convention, clarified that his demand to take away loudspeakers from mosques has not stemmed from his opposition to the providing of the prayers by Muslims. Thackeray additionally stated that his occasion doesn’t need any riots in Maharashtra.

“We don’t want riots in Maharashtra. No one has opposed the offering of prayers. But if you (Muslims) do it on loudspeaker, then we’ll also use loudspeakers for it. Muslims should understand that religion isn’t bigger than the law. After May 3, I’ll see what to do,” stated Raj Thackeray.

Earlier, in the course of the Gudi Padwa rally, Raj Thackeray had issued an ultimatum to close down loudspeakers in mosques by  May 3, because the Azaan row escalated within the state.

Following his assertion, the Maharashtra authorities had taken a powerful stand in opposition to Thackeray. Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut even in contrast Raj Thackeray’s function in Maharashtra with that of Asaduddin Owaisi in Uttar Pradesh.

“There have been makes an attempt to jeopardise peace in Maharashtra however individuals and police listed here are peaceable. Some individuals had mission to impress riots in title of Ram and Hanuman by way of ‘new Owaisi’…’Hindu Owaisi’ of the state…We will not let that occur,” Raut stated on Sunday.

Even Lord Ram shall be stressed over developments: Sanjay Raut

Meanwhile, in a veiled barb at BJP, Sanjay Raut on Sunday stated that stoking communal fires within the title of Shriram is an insult to the very “concept of Lord Ram”.

Lord Ram shall be stressed over the developments in Madhya Pradesh’s Khargone, the place communal clashes on Ram Navami led to the imposition of curfew, Raut added.

In his weekly column “Rokhthok”, Raut wrote, “if somebody needs to stoke the fireplace of fundamentalism and disturb the peace to win elections, they’re sowing seeds of a second Partition”.

Referring to communal clashes in numerous elements of the nation on Ram Navami on April 10, Raut acknowledged it was not a great signal. “Earlier, Ram Navami processions have been all about tradition and religion. But now swords are brandished and communal discord is created. Ruckus was created outdoors mosques leading to violence,” he alleged.

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