Protest against Nupur Sharma outside Jama Masjid in Delhi, demand for arrest

Publish Date: 10 Jun, 2022 |

Protests took place outside Jama Masjid in Delhi over the arrest of former BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma for allegedly making remarks on Prophet Mohammad. After Friday prayers, people outside Jama Masjid demanded the arrest of Nupur Sharma and others. During this a huge crowd gathered outside Jama Masjid. However, the police were also stationed on the spot and efforts were made to convince the people.

A large number of people arrived carrying banners and posters, which have the pictures of Nupur Sharma and Naveen Jindal.After this demonstration, Delhi Police has become alert and efforts are being made to send the protesters home after persuading them.Police sources say that it was already foreseen that something might happen after Friday prayers at Jama Masjid.

300 people gathered for protest

DCP Central District Shweta Chauhan said that about 1500 people had gathered in Jama Masjid for the Friday prayers. After the namaz, around 300 people came out and started protesting against the remarks made by Nupur Sharma and Naveen Jindal. We have removed people from there. The situation is now under control. Within 10-15 minutes we were able to bring the situation under control.

Police say that the situation is currently under control. On this occasion, the Shahi Imam of Jama Masjid said that he had no information about this demonstration nor was any protest called by the mosque.

Protests in other places too

Demonstrations are being seen not only in Jama Masjid of Delhi but also in Saharanpur and Lucknow after Friday prayers. There was a lot of uproar in Deoband, Prayagraj and Saharanpur demanding the arrest of Nupur Sharma. The news is coming that due to the commotion in Deoband, the police have arrested many people. 

Apart from this, after Friday prayers in the Mughalpura area of Moradabad, suddenly some people came and demonstrated at the crossroads. The police, who arrived in large numbers on this occasion, pacified all the people and got them back. It is being told that here the police had to charge sticks to control the people. At the same time, crowds of people have gathered in the mosques of Kolkata, Hyderabad, Lucknow.


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