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MP force-feeding Muslim: Activists protest in Jaipur

Press Trust of India  |  Jaipur 

Muslim activists today staged protests here against Shiv Sena for force-feeding a fasting Muslim employee at Maharashtra Sadan in Delhi last week.

Strongly condemning the incident where a Sena MP forcefully fed a Muslim catering supervisor at Maharashtra Sadan making him break his Ramzan fast, the activists demanded immediate arrest and disqualification of the accused MP.

"We strongly condemn Shiv Sena MP for force feeding a Muslim employee in Delhi. The accused should be arrested and their membership from Parliament be cancelled," Mohammad Iqbal, secretary of Jamaat-e-Islami Hind, said.

Members of various organisations like Welfare Party of India, PUCL, Students Islamic Organisation of India and Rajasthan Samagra Seva Sangh participated in the protest at statue circle here.

The activists also raised voices against VHP leader Praveen Togadia for his controversial remaks regarding Muzaffarnagar riots, and demanded his arrest.

First Published: Thu, July 24 2014. 21:24 IST