The need for education and employment for Muslims was on Saturday highlighted at RSS-backed conference of Ulemas here, which also cautioned the people of the community against being used to "boost" political ambitions of a handful leaders.
An office-bearer of Maharashtra unit of Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind (JUH), who received a death threat allegedly from fugitive gangster Ravi Pujari on Monday alleged that BJP legislator Ashish Shelar should also be held responsible, in case he is harmed.
The election of Maulana Gulam
Vastanvi as the chief of Darul Uloom Deoband seminary has
apparently caused a rift in the prominent Muslim outfit Jamiat
Ulema-e-Hind, whose chief had lost out in the contest.