Camel slaughter ban: Mixed response from Islamic outfits


Mohideen said that Islam is a religion that is universal and common to Muslims around the world, but people have different cultures.

The Madras High Court’s recent order refusing to permit camel slaughter in Tamil Nadu during the Bakrid festival has evoked mixed reactions among Islamic outfits and animal rights activists.

Opposing the verdict, M.H. Jawahirullah, president, Manithaneya Makkal Katchi, said that the verdict would be challenged in the Supreme Court since it impinges on the rights of Muslims to practice their faith. “According to Islam, Muslims can sacrifice a bull, goat or a camel for Bakrid.................Read more

 

Source: The Hindu


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