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- Case: - Five killed seven hurt in gunmen attack on Ahmadiyya Mosque
Jamiat Ulama-e-Pakistan president Maulana Abdul Sattar Niazi termed it an international conspiracy to create lawlessness and unrest in the country, and to present Qadiyanis as victims of Islamic fundamentalism.
He said main aim of the Qadiyaniat Ordinance was to prevent such bloodshed and since its enactment no incident of violence was reported agaisnt Qadiyanis.
He demanded judicial inquiry of the incident. [Note #3]
Jamiat Ulama-e-Islam information secretary Riaz Durrani said anti-state elements were behind the incident.
said status of Qadiyanis was a settled issue but few elements in government, with support of foreign agencies, had been trying to resurrect it.
A leader of the Qadiyani community termed the incident a part of ongoing religious terrorism in the country.
Talking to The News
on condition of anonymity, he
said their team which went to Pasrur to ascertain the facts had not yet returned, so the official statement on the matter would be issued after one or two days.
, however, said that certain elements in the country were enjoying complete liberty to provoke religious hatred which was not checked by any official agency and such acts of fanaticism erupted as a result of that.
said unless a concerted policy was made to check such elements and concrete steps were taken to stop them, religious terrorism could not be controlled.
Every year many Ahmadis are killed and their properties, businesses and Mosques are destroyed but Maulana Niazi
, perhaps, don't read these news.
Maulana Kausar ...
Maulana Kausar Niazi
Maulana Kausar Niazi was a federal minister in Pakistan during the Zulfikar Ali Bhutto's government.
He was a religious scholar and orator who made a name for himself in politics and was a member of the Federal Cabinet of Bhutto.
He served as a minister and assisted Bhutto for 6 years.
And was a member of Pakistan People's Party, which is a popular political party in Pakistan.
He served as the minister of Religious & Minorities Affairs till 1976 and was later appointed the Federal Information Minister.
Maulana Kausar Niazi said that Zia-ul-Haq had dethroned and ultimately destroyed
Mahzarnama - The Memorandum submitted to the National Assembly of Pakistan
19. Maulana Kausar Niazi, Federal Minister for Auqaaf and Haj. [Islam Hamara Deen Hai, Feroz Sons, Lahore].
20. Mullah Wahidi Dehlvi. [Hayat-e-Sarwar-e-Ka'inaat, vol.
Former information minister, ...
Former information minister, Maulana Kausar Niazi, also told the gathered journalists that the party was seeking legal recourse to secure the release of their arrested leader.
Nusrat Bhutto represented PPP
along with Dr Ghulam Hussain, Hafeez Pirzada, and Maulana Kausar Niazi
, while the PNA
was represented by Mufti Mahmood, Shah Ahmad Noorani and Professor Ghafoor Ahmad.
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It started in September 1972 when Maulana Kausar Niazi, the information minister and a close confidant of Bhutto claimed that the NAP chief Wali Khan and