India: Muslim Cleric Lodge Complain Against Taslima Nasreen


[PTI] An FIR has been lodged against controversial Bangladeshi writer Taslima Nasreen for allegedly hurting religious sentiments following a complaint by a prominent Muslim cleric in Bareilly district of Uttar Pradesh.

Taslima Nasreen booked for allegedly hurting religious sentiments of Muslims on Twitter

Taslima Nasreen booked for allegedly hurting religious sentiments of Muslims on Twitter

The case was lodged on Wednesday night at Kotwali police station by Hasan Raza Khan Noori Miyan, son of the ‘sajjadanasheen’ of Dargah-e-Ala Hazrat Maulana Subhan Raza Khan Subhani Miyan, who objected to certain tweets by Nasreen against clerics on November 6, police sources said in Lucknow on Thursday.

In the complaint, it was alleged that with her remarks against clerics on Twitter the writer had hurt the feelings of the Muslim community.

Earlier, during a meeting on Wednesday evening, Noori Miyan said a fatwa is issued in the light of Hadees and Quran. It was demanded that the passport of the writer should be seized and she should be arrested.

These are the supposed tweets that got Nasreen into trouble:

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