Muslim council appeals peace

Hours before the court stayed the verdict, the Council members told a press conference that both the religious groups - Hindus and Muslims, should maintain peace and respect the court’s verdict.

Addressing the press meet, Sir Khazi of Mysore Maulana Mohamed Usman Sharieff appealed all sections of people to honour the verdict of the court and not resort any jubilation or protest.

Any dissatisfaction over the verdict could be sorted peacefully through appeal in the apex court, he said. He said India is a great country with diverse culture and many religions.
The people co-existed since centuries. During the sensitive times, the people should maintian peace and harmony and should not heed to any rumours, he said adding that any untoward incident should be brought to the notice of the community leaders, the administration and the police. He appealed heads of all the mosques to send a peace message during the Friday prayer.

Prof Sheik Ali, former vice-chancellor of Goa and Mangalore Universities, who is also the president of the Central Muslim Welfare council also appealed for peace among the two community. Jameel Ahmed Ashraffi, Syed Zaheer Ahmed and others were present.
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