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Shahi Imam flays AIMPLB for considering Kanchi seer's proposals

June 26, 2003 01:57 IST

Syed Ahmed Bukhari, the Shahi Imam of Jama Masjid, on Wednesday termed as 'unwise' the decision of the All India Muslim Personal Law Board to consider Kanchi Shankaracharya Jayendra Saraswati's formula on solving the Ayodhya issue.

Bukhari asserted the Board had no authorisation from the community to talk to 'aggressive' organisations.

He warned that talks on Ayodhya issue would provide 'an excuse' to communal forces to spread hatred against Muslims in the country and maintained the solution to the vexed issue could be achieved only through the judiciary.

"It was a united stand of Muslim organisations that the court decision would be acceptable on this issue. But it is a pity that contrary to it, the AIMPLB made an unwise announcement to consider Shankaracharya's formula without getting idols removed from the Babri Masjid site," Bukhari said.

Bukhari said the recent statements of the VHP and RSS leaders made it 'clear' that they have decided to constructthe temple by force after 'threatening Muslims'.

"Communal forces have become active after the report submitted to the Allahabad high court by the Archaeological Survey of India stating that there was no evidence of the presence of any temple at the disputed site," he said. "It is a pity that a handful of people have become instruments of these communal organisations."


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Sub: I agree with shahi imam

I agree with shahi imam, it was agreed by every muslim that they abide by the court decision whether it comes in favour or goes ...


Posted by Lucky





Sub: Imam is Wise unlike AIMPLB

What Imam Bukhari says is a wise statement. The Muslims are always divided wherever they are. This helps the fanatic sangh parivar organizations to fool ...


Posted by Suhale





Sub: The right Decision

The decision by AIMPLB to consider the Sankaracharya's proposal is a good one, because the Sankaracharya is a person of dignity and honour and not ...


Posted by Sikander Mehdi





Sub: Who gave authorization to Bukhari?

>Bukhari asserted the Board had no authorisation from > the community to talk to 'aggressive' organisations. It is funny. An unelected person talking about authorization ...


Posted by ravilyn





Sub: Judicial solution not possible.

Remember a few years back when the Supreme court had asked for an assurance from the government that whatever it decides would be implemented on ...


Posted by bharat




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