Maulana Mahmood Madani wrote a letter to Home Minister Amit Shah in Haldwani violence case, said these things

By Priyanka Tiwari February 9, 2024 8:30 AM IST

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Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind President Maulana Mahmood Asad Madani

Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind President Maulana Mahmood Asad Madani has written a letter to Union Home Minister Amit Shah regarding the violence that broke out in Haldwani. It has been said in the letter that the mosque and madrasa located in Malik’s garden under Banbhulpura police station area of ​​Haldwani were demolished by the Municipal Corporation on Thursday with a bulldozer, while the matter was to be heard in the High Court on February 14. This place is located in a Muslim dominated area and has been taken on lease by the Muslim party since 1937.

Maulana Madani’s appeal to the Home Minister

Maulana Mahmood Asad Madani further wrote, “The demolition of the mosque and the madrassa was protested by the people of the area, on which the police resorted to lathi charge. This created chaos in the area. Religious places are constantly being demolished in the state of Uttarakhand. are being demolished by the administration and unruly elements. It is important to consider the sentiments of the local community while addressing such sensitive issues. In a pluralistic society like India, the demolition of religious places has always been a matter of deep sensitivity. I urge you to ensure that I urge that in future incidents of acts of vandalism against religious places, the local administration should take proactive steps to connect with the affected community and gain their trust.”

Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind President Maulana Mahmood Asad Madani wrote a letter to Union Home Minister Amit Shah.

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Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind President Maulana Mahmood Asad Madani wrote a letter to Union Home Minister Amit Shah.

What is the whole matter?

Let us tell you that on Thursday, the Municipal Corporation demolished an illegally constructed madrasa and mosque in Banbhulpura area of ​​Haldwani in Nainital district of Uttarakhand with a JCB machine. After this, in view of the violent situation arising in the area, curfew was imposed and orders were given to shoot the rioters at sight. Police said that 60 people were injured in the incident. Haldwani’s SDM (Sub-Divisional Officer) is also included among the injured. Most of the around 60 people admitted to hospital following the violence in Banbhulpura area of ​​the city, police said, are policemen and municipal employees who were involved in the demolition of a local madrassa. As violence increased, all the shops in Haldwani were closed. After the imposition of curfew, all schools up to class 1-12 in and around the city have also been closed.

Meanwhile, in view of the seriousness of the matter, Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami called a high-level meeting in the capital Dehradun to review the situation and instructed the officials to deal strictly with the unruly elements. According to the information received, the illegal madrassa and mosque built in Malik’s garden in Indira Nagar area of ​​Banbhulpura was demolished by the Municipal Corporation team using JCB machine. According to the information, during this time, Municipal Commissioner Pankaj Upadhyay, City Magistrate Richa Singh, Deputy District Magistrate Paritosh Verma and senior officials were present on the spot. As soon as the action began, angry local residents, including a large number of women, took to the streets to protest against the action. They were seen breaking barricades and arguing with policemen engaged in demolition operations.

60 people injured in violence

As soon as a bulldozer demolished the madrassa and mosque, the mob pelted stones at policemen, municipal corporation personnel and journalists, injuring more than 60 people, officials said. To disperse the chaotic elements, the police released tear gas shells and then used mild force. However, tensions escalated after the mob set fire to several vehicles, including a police patrol car, officials said. He said that by late evening the tension increased further and Banbhulpura police station was also set on fire, due to which curfew was imposed in the town.

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