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Imams From MP To Join In Hazare's Agitation At Ramlila Maidan

PTI 19 Aug 2011, 22:26:36 IST

Bhopal, Aug 19: Over 40 imams (Muslim religious heads) from Madhya Pradesh are going to Delhi to join in social activist Anna Hazare's agitation for Jan-lokpal Bill.

“The issues raised by Anna through the Lokpal bill campaign is aimed at the betterment of the country and therefore we have decided to extend full support,” All India Imam Sangathan's Secretary and city ‘Qazi' of Guna, Noorullah Yusuf Zai said.

“Nearly 40-45 imams from various districts of the state will join Annaji at Ramlila Maidan tomorrow in his campaign,” Zai told PTI.

He said they were responding to the call given by All India Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind's General Secretary, Maulana Mehmood Madni.

Imams from Ujjain, Guna, Bhopal, Indore, Khargone, Shivpuri, Guna and other places will reach the national capital tomorrow, he said.

Corruption is forbidden in Islam and the corrupt would never be pardoned by the Allah, Zai said, adding that the holy month of Ramzan was the best time to extend support for the noble cause.  PTI