Srinagar, Apr 21: Jammu and Kashmir’s Deputy Grand Mufti, Nasir-ul-Islam on Saturday asked people of Kashmir to break cords with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP, saying that the painful incident in Kathua shook the consciousness of people across the globe.
Islam while talking to KNS said that the steps taken by BJP following the Kathua incident are condemnable and people of Kashmir should break all their cords with them to exhibit solidarity with the minor victim.
Terming the Kathua incident as ‘painful’, JK’s Deputy Grand Mufti said that those involved in the rape and murder of a minor nomadic girl must be given capital punishment so that no one could dare to do such acts in the future.
He also said that the steps and rallies carried out to shield the culprits exposed BJP, the ruling elite in every aspect. “We (people) must not support them in any manner,” he added.
He said that Kathua incident is not a religious issue. “On humanitarian ground, we should unite and speak against the rape and murder incident in unison,” he said. (KNS)