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Students at AMU seek arrest of religious leader Narsinghanand

Students at Aligarh Muslim University held a protest march on Sunday, demanding the arrest of religious leader Narsinghanand Saraswati for his remarks against the Prophet

Protest | Aligarh Muslim University | AMU

Press Trust of India  |  Aligarh 

The main entrance to Aligarh Muslim University. Photo: Dalip Kumar
File photo of the main entrance to Aligarh Muslim University Photo: Dalip Kumar

Students at held a march on Sunday, demanding the arrest of religious leader Narsinghanand Saraswati for his remarks against the Prophet.

The protesters marched to the university gate and handed over a memorandum to the local authorities, demanding immediate arrest of Narsinghanand for the alleged bid to promote disharmony between different religious groups and thereby endangering peace of the land.

The memorandum stated that the Prophet had strongly prohibited Muslims from hurting religious sentiments of others.

The memorandum addressed to President Ram Nath Kovind has demanded that a special stringent law to punish those trying to promote ill-will and hatred between among religious groups.

Later, student leader Farhan Zubairi urged the Centre to take punitive action against Narsinghanand.

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First Published: Mon, April 05 2021. 07:42 IST