Lok Sabha MP from Assam and All India United Democratic Front (AIUDF) Badruddin Ajmal has alleged that if the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) forms the government again at the Center, it will demolish 3500 mosques across the country. At a rally in Gauripur in Dhubri district on Wednesday for the upcoming assembly elections, Ajmal also targeted the BJP government in the state and said that if it wins again, Muslim women will not be able to come out wearing a burqa.
Accusing the BJP of demolishing the Babri Masjid in Ayodhya, Ajmal said, “BJP has maintained a list of 3500 mosques across the country. If this party again comes to power at the Center, all these mosques will be demolished. “Ajmal’s party formed in 2005 has a good hold among Muslim voters. AIUDF has 14 MLAs in the 126-seat assembly.
On Tuesday, the opposition party Congress announced a pre-election alliance with the AIUDF, the newly formed Zonal Gun Morcha (AGM) and the three left parties, CPI, CPI-M and CPI-ML. Assembly elections are due in the state in April-May. Ajmal said that BJP is the enemy of country, women, mosques, divorce and beard. Badruddin appealed to the people not to accept the money given by the saffron party before the election, because this sacrifice
And urged everyone not to accept the money disbursed by the saffron party before the election.
Questioning the crowd gathered at the rally, Ajmal said, “What we eat inside our house, will this BJP decide?” If you are not cautious and the BJP comes back to power in Assam, they will not allow women to go out wearing burqas, keep beards, wear hats and even allow ajans in mosques. Will you be able to live this way? ”
The BJP as well as coalition partners Congress and AGM have also expressed their displeasure over Ajmal’s statement. A spokesman for BJP spokesperson Roopam Goswami said, “The statement shows his nervousness as he knows that this time most Muslims in Assam will vote for BJP.” With such communal statements, Ajmal is trying to polarize votes. But the voters of Assam are sensible and know the truth of such statements. ”
Congress state president Ripun Bora said on Thursday, “Congress will never say such a thing.” I heard what he said at the rally on Wednesday. Since they are part of our alliance, we will ask Ajmal about this and ensure that such statements are not given by any of our partners in future. ”AGM chief and Rajya Sabha MP Ajit Kumar Bhuyan also spoke about Ajmal Condemned the statement and termed it communal and harmful to society.