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Jai Shri Ram remark: Bihar Muslim minister apologises

A fatwa in this regard was issued against Ahmad by Imarat Shariah

ANI  |  Patna 

Firoz Ahmad
Bihar's Muslim Minister who chanted 'Jai Shri Ram' says 'Sorry' | Photo Twitter: ANI News

Minister Khurshid alias on Sunday apologised for chanting 'Jai Shri Ram' in Assembly.

A in this regard was issued against Ahmad by Imarat Shariah, an Islamic religious body in

Speaking to ANI, Ahmad said, "I want to say sorry to those who have been hurt".

He, however, said that it's not like he had abused any by saying 'Jai Shri Ram'.

"Every person lives with his/her own beliefs and I did not abuse anyone. If anyone thought it was an abuse and would have come to me then I would have answered," he said.

He also added that first a human is born on and then follows.

"It is through society that the person is told whether he is a or Hindu," he said and added that he is a human first.

Talking about the fatwa, he said that as far as the is concerned no one talked to him about it first and "decided" everything on their own.

Imarat Shariah, in its issued by Mufti Suhail Ahmad, said a person who chants of 'Jai Shri Ram' along with worshipping Rahim cannot be a believer of

First Published: Sun, July 30 2017. 19:48 IST