Islamic nations unite to condemn controversial remarks against Prophet
New Delhi : Over a dozen Islamic nations have come together to condemn a controversial remark against Prophet Muhammad; the BJP leader, who had made the remark, has been suspended and expelled from the party.
India has cleared that the tweets by one of its political leaders do not reflect the ideology of the Indian government.
Meanwhile, Iraq has raised the issue with a warning that may lead to serious implications if no proper actions are taken in the matter.
The Indian embassy in its statement said that "in line with our civilisational heritage and strong cultural traditions of unity in diversity, the Government of India accords the highest respect of all religions. Strong action has already been taken against those who made the derogatory remarks."
Indian embassies in several nations maintained that the comments are made by some of the 'mischievous elements' and do not represent Indian ideology.
Malaysia's Foreign Ministry on Tuesday condemned the "derogatory remarks by politicians in India against the Prophet." The Foreign Ministry has also summoned India's High Commissioner to convey Malaysia's total repudiation of this incident.
However, BJP on Sunday announced that they have suspended their national spokesperson Nupur Sharma for the controversial remark against Prophet Muhammad.