New Delhi: In the backdrop of the exodus of people belonging to northeast, a prominent Muslim cleric today appealed to people to be cautious about rumours and try not to spread them.
"I appeal to Muslims of India to be cautious of mischievous rumour mongers. Try and control spreading them. Don`t listen to the rumours spread by others," Syed Ahmed Bukhari, Shahi Imam of Jama Masjid, told reporters here after Eid prayers .
He said this is in our best interest to not listen to evil wishers who want to destroy our community.
His remarks came against the backdrop of rumours in other cities from where north-easterners were fleeing.