The Indian envoy was summoned by the federal government in Qatar right now amid rising anger at house and overseas over the feedback on Prophet Muhammad by a number of BJP leaders. The celebration has taken motion towards spokesperson Nupur Sharma and her colleague Naveen Kumar Jindal, however it’s but to calm the frayed tempers in Arab nations, the place requires a boycott of Indian items and flicks have flooded social media with trending hashtags.
Earlier right now, Ambassador Deepak Mittal had a gathering within the International Workplace wherein Qatar raised concern over the remarks of Nupur Sharma and Naveen Kumar Jindal.
In an announcement, the Indian Embassy in Qatar mentioned the Ambassador has conveyed that the “tweets don’t, in any method, mirror the views of the Authorities of India. These are the views of fringe parts”.
“According to our civilisational heritage and robust cultural traditions of unity in variety, Authorities of India accords the best respect to all religions. Robust motion has already been taken towards those that made the derogatory remarks,” learn the assertion.
Final week, Ms Sharma made a remark throughout a TV debate purportedly insulting the Prophet and triggering outrage from Muslim teams. The anger spilled over as Mr Jindal posted a tweet concerning the Prophet.
The BJP, which expelled Mr Jindal and suspended Nupur Sharma, issued a powerful assertion earlier right now, saying it’s “strongly towards any ideology which insults or demeans any sect or faith. The BJP doesn’t promote such individuals or philosophy”.
“As India celebrates the seventy fifth yr of its Independence, we’re dedicated to creating India a terrific nation the place all are equal and everybody lives with dignity, the place all are dedicated to India’s unity and integrity, the place all benefit from the fruits of progress and growth,” the assertion added.