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Hanging Afzal Guru is a good decision: Ajmer Dargah head

Last Updated: Saturday, February 9, 2013 - 15:42

Jaipur: The religious head of Ajmer Dargah has welcomed the hanging of 2001 Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru, terming it as a "very good decision".

"This is a very good decision but should have been taken earlier. It was necessary to send a message across the world that India is tough against terrorism," Zainul Abedin Ali Khan, Diwan of Khawaja Moinuddin Chisti`s shrine, told a news agency.

The government should take such bold and legal steps well in time to give a message that the country has zero tolerance for terrorism, he said.

Khan also demanded from the Pakistan government to release Sarabjit Singh, an Indian national who is languishing in a jail in that country for several years.


First Published: Saturday, February 9, 2013 - 15:41

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