Blasphemy of the Prophet; Protests in various churches in northern India after Juma

Protest in Muslim mosques in northern India against statements by BJP leaders insulting the Prophet Muhammad. Protests were reported in Delhi, Jammu, Lucknow and Saharanpur.

After Friday prayers at the Juma Masjid in Delhi, the country’s largest mosque, worshipers protested against the Prophet’s statement by walking down the steps of the mosque. No one has ever come out. The protest was against the anti – prophetic statements of BJP spokespersons Nupur Sharma and Naveen Jindal.

The controversial statement was condemned by all Arab countries. The party has also asked BJP spokespersons not to react in a way that hurts religious sentiments.