Muslims to wear black ribbons on Bakr-Eid: ImamsDecember 4th, 2008 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 4 (ANI): Coming down heavily upon the recent terror attacks in Mumbai, a group of imams in Mumbai have asked the Muslims to wear black ribbons on Bakr-Eid to show solidarity with the victims.
Under the banner of All India Organisation of Imams of Mosques, they called for subdued Bakr-Eid festivities across the country, which is scheduled to be held on December 9.
Describing Mumbai carnage as an ”attack on the nation”, they asked all the mosques, muftis and madrasas to repeat that Islam forbids the killing of innocent people and is against any form of terrorism.
On Wednesday, cleric from Shia and Sunni sects asked for critical action against Pakistan. A joint communique also demanded rigid action against terrorist. It was signed by Maulana Khalid Rasheed Firangimahali, the naib Imam of Idgah, Maulana Mohammad Mushtaq, president of All India Sunni Board and Maulana Naimurrehman, president of the Ulema Council of India. (ANI)
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