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Bangladesh: Anti-Ahmadiyya rally

Thursday 26 April 2018, by siawi3

Source: https://www.dhakatribune.com/bangladesh/nation/2018/04/20/anti-ahmadiyya-rally-qadianis-must-officially-banned/

Anti-Ahmadiyya rally: Qadianis must officially be banned

Ujjal Chakraborty,
Brahmanbaria

Published at 06:47 PM April 20, 2018
Last updated at 07:22 PM April 20, 2018

Photo: Khatme Nobuat members at an anti-Ahmadiyya rally at Jamiya Ramiziya Siddiquiya Madrasa field in Nasirnagar Sadar on Friday; April 20, 2018Dhaka Tribune
The speakers said Ahmadiyyas are disbelievers and non-Muslims

Khatme Nobuat speakers have said at a Friday rally that Qadianis must be officially banned by the government.

The event took place at Jamiya Ramiziya Siddiquiya Madrasa field in Nasirnagar Sadar. The two hour long mass rally against the Ahmadiyya sect ended peacefully within the given time set by the home ministry.

The pre-scheduled event started at 10 in the morning and ended by 12 pm.

The rally was presided over by Qawmi Olama Oikko Parishad President, Maulana Shamsuddin, and Allama Nurul Islam Olipuri spoke as chief guest.

Allama Muniruzzaman Shiraji, Maulana Waliur Rahman Hamidi, and others also spoke at the event.

Law enforcement officials deployed in Nasirnagar to avoid any unwanted incidents during an anti-Ahmadiyya rally on Friday; April 20, 2018 Dhaka Tribune

Junayed Al Hibibi, among others was present at the rally.

The speakers said Ahmadiyyas are disbelievers and non-muslims. All of their activities must be stopped. They must be banned from all over the country or else there will be a strong movement across the country.

The environment of Nasirnagar was tense from Thursday. 827 police, two platoons of BGB, and one plantoon RAB, including plainclothes detectives were deployed there.

Chitta Ranjan Pal, additional superintendent of police (ASP) (Nabinagar circle), confirmed the news by saying the rally ended peacefully.

He said: “Large numbers of law enforcement were deployed in Nasirnagar to avoid any unwanted incidents.”

Earlier on April 1, Qawami Olama Parishad called an Anti Ahmadiyya rally., Since permission was not given back then to hold the rally, a later date was fixed for April 20.

The Qawami Olama Parishad leaders said they would hold the rally in April at any cost. Later, to avoid violence, the home ministry allowed them two hours for the rally.