Mumbai Police sends warning notice to Karishma Bhosale for asking mosque to lower volume

By Lokmat English Desk | Published: June 30, 2020 01:52 PM2020-06-30T13:52:33+5:302020-06-30T13:53:36+5:30

The Mumbai Police have sent a warning notice to Karishma Bhosale, who stays in the Mankhurd region of Mumbai ...

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Mumbai Police sends warning notice to Karishma Bhosale for asking mosque to lower volume

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The Mumbai Police have sent a warning notice to Karishma Bhosale, who stays in the Mankhurd region of Mumbai has alleged that she was bullied by Muslim residents for raising her voice against the blaring of azaan in high volume from a neighbourhood mosque in her area.

The notice read: “On June 24, 2020, you visited the Noori Ilahi Sunni Welfare Association’s mosque in Mankhurd with the plea of reducing the volume of azaan that blares through the loudspeakers installed in the neighbourhood. It was inappropriate on your part to visit the mosque for requesting them to lower the volume of azaan. Instead of entering into the mosque, the complainant should have followed the due law and approached the nearby police station to raise her grievances with them.”

After her video went viral on social media last week, it led to controversy over Bhosale’s action. In a series of tweets, Karishma shared what exactly happened at the mosque on Twitter. She alleged that within minutes of visiting the mosque for asking them to lower the volume of the loudspeaker, several people gathered in the mosque and entered into an altercation with her.

Furthermore, the girl has also shared a Whatsapp message in which Mankhurd MLA Abu Azmi has reportedly asked the victim to leave her residence if she has a problem with the sound of azaan. Azmi reputedly accused the victim of inciting riots by raising her voice against azaan.

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