WATCH: Amid row over ban on loudspeakers in mosques, Maha home minister halts speech for ‘azaan’


Pune: Amid a controversial assertion by MNS chief Raj Thackeray on countering azaan from mosque loudspeakers with Hanuman Chalisa, Maharashtra home minister Dilip Walse Patil halted his speech in Pune’s Shirur space when the Muslim name for prayer was being made close by.

A video of the incident went viral on social media platforms. His cupboard colleague Ajit Pawar had completed one thing comparable whereas talking in Pune a while in the past.


Speaking at one other occasion in the district, Walse Patil mentioned there are a number of actual points equivalent to petrol worth hike, inflation, unemployment and the poor financial situation of the nation to speak about, however makes an attempt are being to create pressure between communities.

Criticizing Thackeray’s assertion on azaan, he mentioned Muslims have religion in their faith, whereas Hindus have religion in their faith.

“Instead of fascinated about welfare, schooling and growth, there may be an try and create battle between two communities and make the nation’s politics unstable. This can result in the nation getting weakened, after which we will be unable to stay in concord,” Walse Patil mentioned.

He added that the police will look into such statements.

“Some folks have determined to go to court docket. After court docket orders, we’ll take applicable measures,” he mentioned.

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