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Executive Committee of Council of Indian Muslims—UK (CIM) has expressed shock and deep sense of sorrow as well as concern at the reports of a meeting of its Patron Lord Adam Patel with the Chief Minister of Gujarat Narendra Modi.
In the urgent meeting called to discuss Lord Patel’s reported meeting EC members expressed, disappointment, dismay and disbelief unanimously agreeing to wait until his return from India and give him an opportunity to explain his position.
Maulana Essa Mansoori, the man who created the bitter controversy by accompanying Muslim businessman Zafar Sareshwala to see Gujarat’s Chief Minister Narendra Modi during his UK visit in 2003, denies that Modi ever expressed any remorse on Gujarat massacre.
Every time Narendra Modi’s Gujarat finds itself in the negative spotlight, his apologists have a stock response: “But look at the spectacular economic growth the state has made under his visionary leadership. Look at the economy. Look at the industrial growth, jobs, prosperity created by the vibrant Gujarat over the past 10 years!”
Council of Indian Muslims—UK (CIM) has sent following open letter to Foreign Secretary Mr William Jefferson Hague protesting against British Government’s decision to engage with Gujarat’s Chief Minister, Narendra Modi, responsible for the massacre of more than 2000 Muslims in his state in 2002.
“Continuous ten years-long sufferings of the victims of Gujarat massacre 2002 is a typical example of justice delayed justice denied.” Chairman of Council of Indian Muslims—UK (CIM), Munaf Zeena, has said commemorating the 10th anniversary of the massacre of Muslims in western Indian state of Gujarat in 2002.
“The destruction of Babri Mosque on 6 December 1992 by BJP led Hindu zealots symbolised the manner in which identities of Indian communities were politically used by the state.” Chairman of Council of Indian Muslims—UK (CIM) Mr Munaf Zeena has said in a statement issued today.
Dr Manmoham Singh
Prime Minister of India
Dear Mr Prime Minister,
We are aghast at the brutal and extra-judicial killing of eight Muslims in Gopalgarh in Bharatpur District of Rajasthan. Even more shocking in these cold blooded murders is the participation of local police whose fascist and blood thirsty soldiers entered the mosque and showered bullets at the worshippers.
British Indian Muslims, calling it wanton terrorism and mindless blood-letting, have strongly condemned the blasts outside Delhi High Court that killed 12 persons and injured many.
“We strongly condemn such cowardly and mindless acts of the desecration of human lives. Our thoughts go with the victims and their relatives.” Chairman of Council of Indian Muslims—UK (CIM), Mr Munaf Zeena said in a statement issued today.