Hyderabad, August 6: A few days back, a Muslim man’s beard was forcibly shaved in Gurugram, and his assailants called him a Pakistani. Commenting on the incident, All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) MP from Hyderabad, Asaduddin Owaisi said, “A Muslim man’s beard was shaved off. Those who did it,I am telling them, and their fathers, even if you slit our throat, we’ll be Muslims. We’ll convert you to Islam, and will make you keep beard.”
The incident took place in Sector 39 of Haryana’s Gurugram on July 31. Yunus, a resident of Badli in Mewat area, alleged he was forcibly taken to a barber’s shop by a couple of unidentified men. They asked the barber to shave his beard. When the barber refused to do so, the miscreants assaulted both him and Yunus. They then tied Yunus to a chair and forced the barber into shaving his beard. The police arrested three person including the barber on the basis of Yunus’s complaint.
In Kolkata as well, four Muslim doctors were told to leave their flat by their neighbours. Aftab Alam, Mojtaba Hassan, Nasir Shaikh and Sawkat Shaikh- the four Medical College and Hospital alumni rented a flat in South Kolkata two months ago and were told to vacate their flat because their neighbours had a problem with their religion.