Various Muslim organisations, including All India Muslim Personal Law Board, on Wednesday asked the Uttar Pradesh government to challenge the verdict of a Delhi court in the 1987 Hashimpura massacre case in a higher court.
Gujarat businessman Zafar Sareshwala, who is considered close to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, had to leave the venue of All India Muslim Personal Law Board meeting here on Sunday after some members raised objection to his presence, following which he described the board as "an extension of certain political parties".
The issue of 'ghar wapsi' programme by some Hindu organisations is likely to figure prominently in the three-day meet of the All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) scheduled to be held in Jaipur from March 20.
Muslims clerics have reacted strongly to the Supreme Court`s historic judgement, which said that Shariat or Islamic courts have no legal sanctity and the decrees issued by them are not legally binding.
Anticipating that substantial funds
will be required for contesting the Ayodhya case in the Supreme Court against the Allahabad High Ccourt verdict, All India Muslim Personal Law Board is seeking donations from community members.
The Executive Committee of AIMPLB meet at the weekend is expected to decide move the Supreme Court with five
more appeals against the Allahabad High Court judgement on Ram
Janambhoomi-Babri Masjid title issue in Ayodhya.
A model nikahnama, aimed at curbing rising incidences of divorce among Muslims by means of triple utterance of the word "talaq", has abruptly been removed from the website of the All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB).
A senior member of the AIMPLB Maulana Kalbe Jawwad and Jagatguru Shankaracharya Swaroopanand Saraswati met here to make another attempt to strike a better understanding between Hindus and Muslims on the Ayodhya title suit issue.