Reacting to a video assertion launched by Al Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri on the hijab row praising Karnataka faculty pupil Muskan Khan, her father on Wednesday mentioned the feedback of the fear group chief have been “wrong”, and he and his household live peacefully in India.
Mohammad Hussain Khan additionally mentioned the police and Karnataka authorities can provoke any inquiry to determine the reality.
“We don’t know anything about it (video), we don’t know who he is. I saw him today for the first time. He has said something in Arabic…..We are all living here with love and trust like brothers,” information company PTI quoted Khan as saying.
When requested about Zawahiri praising Muskan, Khan replied, “People say whatever they want….this is unnecessarily causing trouble. We are living peacefully in our country, we don’t want him to talk about us, as he is not related to us… it is wrong, it is an attempt to create division among us.”
Zawahiri, who was rumoured to be useless in 2020, resurfaced in a nine-minute video launched by As-Sahab media, on Tuesday.
As-Sahab is the official media wing of Al Qaeda. Zawahiri’s video was verified by SITE Intelligence, an American non-governmental organisation that tracks on-line exercise of white supremacist and jihadist organisations.
In the video titled ‘the Noble Woman of India’, Zawahiri chimed into the hijab row which originated in Karnataka and praised Bibi Muskan Zainab Khan, a school pupil from Udupi who took a distinguished half in pro-hijab protests and have become recognized for shouting ‘Allahu Akbar’ slogans to counter a gaggle of boys who have been chanting ‘Jai Shree Ram’.
Zawahiri mentioned within the video that Indian Muslims ought to “react to this oppression”. He has supposedly stayed on high of developments in India by means of social media, and mentioned he was so impressed with the video of Muskan that he penned a poem for her. Calling her ‘sister’, Zawahiri mentioned he was moved by her elevating “cries of Takbeer”.
This was the Jihadi veteran’s first video in 5 months. He additionally known as out nations that had banned the hijab, slamming Pakistan and Bangladesh for being ‘allies of the West’.
Reacting to the video, Karnataka residence minister Araga Jnanendra mentioned, it proves the involvement of “unseen hands” behind the row. He mentioned the house and police division officers are preserving a watch on developments and monitoring issues on this connection.
Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma mentioned Al Qaeda won’t ever perceive the significance of carrying uniforms in instructional establishments. Supporting the stand of the Indian judiciary on banning carrying hijabs in faculties and faculties, Sarma mentioned they’ll turn out to be a platform for the show of non secular garments.
“The Karnataka High Court gave a clear verdict that it’s not expected of a student to wear something else except hijab,” he informed media individuals when requested in regards to the video.
(With inputs from businesses)
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