Pakistan summoned India’s Charged ‘Affaires on Monday to express categorical rejection and strong condemnation of the very insulting remarks made about the Holy Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) by two top officials of India’s ruling party the BJP
In a statement, the foreign office spokesman said the remarks were “completely inappropriate” and “seriously offended the sensibilities of the people of Pakistan as well as Muslims around the world.”
The Indian envoy was also warned that Pakistan deplores the BJP government’s belated and ineffective disciplinary procedures against the officials, which do nothing to alleviate the agony caused to Muslims
“Pakistan is deeply concerned about the alarming rise in communal violence and hatred against Muslims in India,” the foreign office said. “Muslims in India are being systematically stigmatized, marginalized, and subjected to a well-orchestrated onslaught by radical Hindu mobs with full connivance and support of the security apparatus across various states in India.”
The representative went on to say that the mainstreaming of terrible anti-Muslim sentiment, as well as escalating attempts to deprive Muslims of their centuries-old places of worship based on spurious historical claims, are all apparent repercussions of India’s deep-seated Islamophobia.
It was also requested that the BJP leadership and the Indian government officially denounce the BJP officials’ sacrilegious remarks and guarantee that they are held accountable for insulting the Holy Prophet’s dignity by taking decisive and concrete action against them (PBUH).
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The Indian government is also reminded of its international responsibility to protect its minorities from human rights violations, to safeguard their safety, security, and well-being, and to allow them to peacefully profess and practice their beliefs.
Pakistan appeals to the international community, notably the United Nations and the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), to recognize and address the rapidly rising ‘Hindutva’-inspired Islamophobia in India, particularly through their human rights mechanisms.