The video will be investigated
New Delhi – A video of a senior IAS officer from Uttar Pradesh has surfaced on social media showing Mohammad Iftkharuddin telling some Muslims present at his official residence about religious conversion and anti-Hindu propaganda. In this video, Mohammad Iftikharuddin explains the benefits of accepting Islam. Through Uttar Pradesh, Allah has made available a centre from where they can work to reach across the country and the world, he said. Iftkharuddin has started facing protests after this video went viral. In this regard, Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya has said, “If any such incident has taken place, it will be seriously investigated.” The video is of Iftkharuddin when he was the Divisional Commissioner in Kanpur.
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In this regard, Kanpur Police Commissioner Asim Arun has directed Additional Deputy Commissioner Somendra Meena to investigate the matter.
The authenticity of the video is being verified and the crime angle, if any is being looked into, said the Kanpur Municipal Police Commissioner. (Isn’t it a crime to discuss anti-Hindu propaganda and conversion at Government residence ? It should be investigated and action should be taken in a day or two. – Editor)
Bhupesh Awasthi, Vice-Chairman of Math Mandir Sahakari Samiti, has accused Iftkharuddin of carrying out anti-Hindu activities.
ईसाई धर्मांतरण के साथ अब इस्लामी धर्मांतरण से भारत फिरसे विभाजन की ओर !#जागो_हिंदु
— Sandeep Shinde (@sanatandeep_) September 28, 2021
Iftkharuddin distorts information about Hindu Dharma
In the video, Iftkharuddin says that a man in Punjab has converted to Islam. When asked why, he said, after his sister’s death, her body was cremated. Her clothes burned away and she was naked. People present were watching. He was ashamed and felt the way they were looking at his sister today; they will look at his daughter tomorrow. So he decided to accept Islam, as there is no better religion. (Iftkharuddin should be arrested and imprisoned for attempting to spread such false stories about the funeral rites of Hindus. The Central Government should also suspend him. – Editor)