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Last Updated : Feb 12, 2018 11:56 AM IST | Source: NEWS18.com

Ayodhya dispute: Minorities panel chief asks Muslims to give away land to Hindus

“Muslims should show large-heartedness and give away the land. Hindu God, Lord Ram, is believed to be born there. The place holds great significance for the community, but not for us.

A day after Shia cleric Maulana Kalbe Jawad said that instead of a ‘mandir’ (temple) a ‘vidyamandir’ (temple of education) should be constructed in Ayodhya, Minorities’ Commission chief Ghayorul Hasan Rizvi said that even if a mosque is built in the ancient city, Muslims will not go there as “namaaz is no longer offered” at the disputed land.

“Muslims should show large-heartedness and give away the land. Hindu God, Lord Ram, is believed to be born there. The place holds great significance for the community, but not for us.

Some people have told me that ‘namaaz’ is also not offered in that place. Even if a mosque is built, nobody will go there. We must understand this and work towards building mutual trust,” said NCM chairman Ghayorul Hasan Rizvi.

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First Published on Feb 12, 2018 11:56 am
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