Since some days Indian news papers are giving extensive coverage to news regarding Ahmadiyyat. First it started with Higgs Boson and Dr. Abdus Salam…now again the heinous act of Pakistani Police demolishing minarets of Ahmadiyya mosque in Kharian at Lahore in Pakistan…also in comments section huge responses can be observed…Ahmadiyya news is in lime-light.
“About a million Ahmadis in Pakistan are prohibited by law from identifying themselves as Muslims, and their freedom of religion has been curtailed by a series of ordinances and constitutional amendments”.(Omer Farooq Khan, TNN | Jul 12, 2012, 05.25AM IST)
Destroying the minarets was the third major act of persecution against the Ahamadi community this year. Last May, a lower court in Lahore, ordered or the demolition of Bait-ul-Zikr, a worshipping place, in Lahore. In March, couplets of the Holy Quran written on tiles at the Sultanpura place of worship in Lahore were desecrated when police got them removed via labourers.(Omer Farooq Khan, TNN | Jul 11, 2012, 10.19PM IST)