Skip to content Skip to navigation

No fatwa against Nahid

Amid an escalating protest in Assam over an Islamic fatwa in Hojai, local Muslim clerics denied any diktat against Nahid Afrid.

Talking to Assam Times over telephone from Hojai, Muslim leaders said that no where in the leaflet they have asked Nahid to refrain from any performance.

According to them, one after another cultural functions have been disrupting quietness in the area. Therefore, these local organizations have been vehemently opposing another function at Udali.

“We are disappointed with the organizers and not Nahid. But a situation has been created to allege that we are opposing the performance of Nahid who is not our subject,” said a local Muslim leader over telephone.

They further alleged that section of news channels have been spreading the rumour of the dates against to put the people in a state of utter confusion.

Add new comment

Random Stories

Environmentalists alarmed at proposed Wetland Rules 2016

3 Jun 2016 - 1:07pm | Drishana Kalita
Assam’s rivers and wetlands which crisscross the state, may soon lose much needed protection under the Central Government’s new Draft Wetland Rules 2016. The Ministry of Environment and Forest,...

Wild elephant kills forest officer

16 Jun 2012 - 3:05am | editor
In yet another shocking incident of man elephant conflict, a wild tusker trampled to death a beat officer in Nagaon district on Friday. The incident took place when beat office Hem Kanta Sharma was...

TET teachers’ stages dharna in Kokrajhar

5 Sep 2016 - 6:35pm | AT Kokrajhar Bureau
Hundreds of BTAD TET teachers stages with banner, placards to put pressure BTAD administration and Education department of Assam for regularization of job, releases of 15 month's' arrear salaries....