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“Slim-Minded”: India’s Reply To Islamic Nations’ Group Amid Gulf Fury

Nupur Sharma row: India has condemned the OIC’s remarks

New Delhi:

India has rejected feedback by a grouping of Muslim nations as “unwarranted” and “narrow-minded” over the massive controversy linked to 2 spokespersons of the ruling BJP, who had been sacked by the occasion for his or her remarks on Prophet Muhammad on information channels.

The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation, or OIC, based mostly within the Saudi metropolis of Jeddah, had condemned remarks on Prophet Muhmmad by the sacked BJP spokespersons, Nupur Sharma and Naveen Jindal, saying it got here in a “context of intensifying hatred and abuse in direction of Islam in India and systematic practices towards Muslims”.

In response, International Ministry spokesperson Arindam Bagchi mentioned India “categorically rejects OIC Secretariat’s unwarranted and narrow-minded feedback. The federal government of India accords the best respect to all religions.”

The OIC is an intergovernmental organisation of largely Muslim-dominated nations, whose member states embody Pakistan. India has continuously condemned the OIC for commenting on the nation’s inside issues, akin to these┬álinked to Jammu and Kashmir.┬áThe OIC calls itself “the collective voice of the Muslim world”.

“The offensive tweets and feedback denigrating a non secular character had been made by sure people. They don’t, in any method, mirror the views of the federal government of India. Robust motion has already been taken towards these people by related our bodies,” Mr Bagchi mentioned immediately.

Ms Sharma and Mr Jindal had been sacked following their feedback, which the federal government yesterday mentioned had been “the views of fringe parts.” Mr Bagchi immediately referred to the 2 as “sure people”.

“It’s regrettable that OIC Secretariat has but once more chosen to make motivated, deceptive and mischievous feedback. This solely exposes its divisive agenda being pursued on the behest of vested pursuits. We might urge the OIC Secretariat to cease pursuing its communal method and present due respect to all faiths and religions,” the International Ministry spokesperson mentioned.


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