Fatwa for Afreen hurts public sentiment and sensitivity.
Guwahati/March 16, (Prag News Desk): Resting on a sovereign that ensembles nationalism and secularism is often seemed to be questioned and how! The very recent issuing fatwa against Nahid Afreen-reality singing star from Assam has created hurt national sentiments within the state and nation across.
The fundamentalist Muslim clerics issued the fatwa, stating that the act of ‘singing’ as ‘against the Sharia’.
This statement evoked national outrage predominantly on social media and the music fraternity of the same condemned the act.
Assam’s chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal too tweeted condemning the “fatwa” and assuring the young woman of his government’s commitment to protect her freedom of speech and safety, rest assured and protected.