Muzaffarnagar: A Shiv Sena leader created news on Tuesday for embracing Islam.
According to a report in Amar Ujala, Sushil Kumar Jain embraced Islam recently following disappointment with the Jain community, municipal corporation, and work culture of revenue department. He is now known as Mohammad Abdul Samad.
He said he converted his religion on February 15 by his own choice and not under any pressure.
The Shiv Sena leader, however, made the news public on the occasion of Mahavir Jayanti on Tuesday.
The news has created flutters in Khatauli town, Muzaffarnagar district.