Muslim fakirs harassed in UP, called ‘jihadis’ and ‘terrorists’

New Delhi, June 09 (KMS): Videos from a village in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh show locals slapping and harassing three Muslim fakirs (ascetics) who were begging for alms.

India has been at the centre of a diplomatic backlash after two BJP leaders made blasphemous comments against Prophet Mohammad (peace be upon him). Condemnations issued by several Islamic countries and organizations heaped pressure on the BJP, which suspended Nupur Sharma and expelled Naveen Kumar Jindal.

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