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Imam Barkati assaulted at Kolkata mosque, stopped by protestors from performing namaz

Imam Barkati assaulted at Kolkata mosque, stopped by protestors from performing namaz

Chaos prevailed outside was here on Friday the Tipu Sultan Masjid when a group of men said that they won't allow Imam Syed Noor-ur-Rehman Barkati perform the namaz.Barkati perform the namaz.

BJP welcomes sacking of Kolkata Shahi Imam, says 'Barkati should be sent to Pakistan'

BJP welcomes sacking of Kolkata Shahi Imam, says 'Barkati should be sent to Pakistan'

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday welcomed the sacking of Maulana Noor-ur-Rehman Barkati from the post of Shahi Imam of Kolkata's Tipu Sultan mosque and said such people who give anti-India statements should be thrown out of the country.