Mahmud Gawan’s incident in Bidar: BJP promoting such activity to demean Muslims: MIM Chief

A day after a mob participating in a procession for Dusseha allegedly broke into the historic Mahmud Gawan Masjid and Madrasa at Bidar in Karnataka, All India Majlis-E-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) on Thursday alleged that the BJP is promoting such activity only to demean Mulsim.

Sharing visuals from historic Mahmud Gawan masjid and madrasa, on Twitter, AIMIM Chief and Hyderabad MP,Asaduddin Owaisi said extremists broke the gate lock and attempted to desecrate.. @bidar_polcie@BSBommai how can you allow this to happen, he questioned and said that the BJP is promoting such activity only to demean Muslims.

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A mob participating in a procession for Dussehra allegedly broke into a heritage madrasa in Bidar district of Karnataka. They shouted slogans and even performed a puja in a corner of the building.

The Historic Mahmood Gawan Madrasa, constructed in the 1460s, in Bidar Karnataka is believed to be Asia’s first university, having students from across the world, the whole building except the mosque is an archeological monument.