It is pointless arguing that the two Dhaka attackers who were reportedly inspired by him believed they were waging war for their Caliphate. But calling for a ban against an Indian who has been wrongly blamed for a terrorist attack in another country is just so un-Indian and against the principles that make a modern intellectual mind. At the press conference Zakir Naik had over Skype on July 15. There, I found some enthusiastic twitter handles — a good number of them wearing saffron half pants, pasting links to some of Dr. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press. He also criticised him for calling for India to be ruled by Shariah law.
The writer of this article is not worried about a particular Dr. Naik has openly professed Islamic supremacy over all religions and has condemned music and dance comparing it with alcohol, calling it intoxicating in nature. The moment a robber sees a policeman he is terrified. Zakir strongly atrocities around the world in the name of Jihad are everyone who believes it. So I tried to find some of his speeches or articles on the subject.
For example, these cookies track what content are most frequently visited, your viewing history and from what locations our visitors come from. It may be slow, but everyone gets justice eventually. In 1991 he started working in the field of , and founded the Islamic Research Foundation. Problems arose for the preacher last summer, after Bangladeshi authorities said that one of the gunmen responsible for an attack on a cafe in the Bangladeshi capital, Dhaka, which left 22 people dead, had been inspired by him. A cookie is a small text file that can be stored on and accessed from your device when you visit one of our sites, to the extent you agree. In one YouTube video they cite, Naik is seen clarifying whether he really ever advised men to not leave a mark on their wives after a beating. In the same answer, Naik compared a terrorist with a policeman who terrorizes a criminal.
Film producer supported Naik, saying the ban constituted an attack on. The rest of Hindu scripture, he declares, is full of illogicalities. I would have loved to see a hashtag like DebateWithZakirNaik or EngageWithZakirNaik or ToughQuestionsToZakirNaik. Whether it was owing to my religion or some other reason does not matter. Naik Is Married to Farhat Naik Zakir Naik is married to Farhat Naik who too hails from Mumbai. In his celebrated lecture on the similarities between Islam and Hinduism, Naik quotes Hindu scripture only insofar as it matches the Quran in saying that there is just one formless God, and refers to Prophet Mohammed according to Naik.
It was reported that Naik would attempt to challenge the ruling in the. He was imprisoned and finally recanted. Advertising Cookies These cookies collect information about your activities on our sites as well as other sites to provide you targeted advertising. He concluded that unless Indians find the ability to criticise such a radical Islamic preacher as robustly as they would a Hindu equivalent, the ideal of Indian secularism would remain deeply flawed. Every Muslim should be a terrorist. Arnab Goswami if required in this regard and even not see eye to eye with someone.
In 1987, Naik attended a sermon in Mumbai by the late South Africa-based preacher Ahmed Deedat and that changed the course of his life. The battle of Karbala was fought for political reasons, he contended in a two-minute video clip that was widely shared and condemned by Sunni and Shia scholars. Apart from people peacefully reverting to Islam on National Television, with no forceful conversions, none other anti-human activities were in tune with his preachings in India or any other country and thought Interpol canceled the Red Notice against him, he is yet a wanted criminal? Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines by marking them offensive. In his lectures, Dr Zakir Naik does not encourage terrorism +. The third-party service providers that generate these cookies, such as, social media platforms, have their own privacy policies, and may use their cookies to target advertisement to you on other websites, based on your visit to our sites. An educational trust run by Naik has also been prevented from receiving funds from abroad. The sole reason behind putting this piece together is to show how the right-fringe has been using this issue to further its cause and sow communal discord amongst the citizens.
Anthropologist has written that Naik's style of memorising the and literature in various languages, and his related missionary activity, has made him extremely popular in Muslim circles. And that is the most unfortunate thing for this country. Speaking of , Naik stated in a video that he would not criticise bin Laden because he had not met him and did not know him personally. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Oneindia website. Hence they do not fulfill their Islamic duty of inviting others to Islam.