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Muslims face Social Boycott in Mukhtar Abbas Naqwi’s “Heaven for Muslims”

Days after Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas called India as’ Heaven for Muslims’ multiple incidents have been reported about the social boycott of Muslims.

Bangalore: No consultation for Muslims in Diagnostics Centre in Bangalore!

In an audio going around on social media,
Gayathri Diagnostics & Health Services in Nagarabavi, Bangalore can be heard openly refusing to let Muslims inside the clinic. When confronted, they claimed Muslims are spreading the virus. Bangalore City Police has taken cognizance of the same.

Mumbai: 51-year-old man refuses to accept groceries from a Muslim delivery boy, sent to judicial custody

In a shocking incident, a Mumbai resident refused to take delivery of the grocery items he ordered online from a Muslim delivery agent. The 51-year-old man has now been arrested.

Delhi: Diabetic patient dies in quarantine centre due to lack of food and medicine

A journalist at National Herald shared a video on twitter of an incident that took place in Mustafabad in Delhi.

“A diabetic patient from Tamil Nadu had requested for medicines and timely food for three days. No one cared.
This morning food came at 11.30 am and before that he died” she wrote on Twitter.

Ranchi: No water for Muslims in Ranchi!

In a video shared on Twitter by activist Mohammed Asif Khan,
Muslims of the area allege that locals accused them of spreading the virus and thereafter dismantled handpumps so that Muslims don’t get water!

Shimla:129 Kashmiri labourers stuck in Shimla allege starvation, CPM MLA threatens hunger strike

Millennium Post reported that Kashmiri migrant labourers, around 129 in number, stuck in Shimla’s Jama Masjid due to lockdown on Sunday alleged discrimination in distribution of ration by local authorities, which are also forcing them to vacate the Masjid – the only place of shelter in the town.

Nagpur: Muslims face social boycott in Buldhana, businesses face the crunch

With 17 positive cases of Covid-19, Buldhana is the second most-affected district of Vidarbha. As 16 of the 17 patients are Muslims, this has led to the community facing a social boycott, cited by social and political activists and published in a TOI report.

Earlier many international channels had reported on the segregation of Muslim and Hindu patients in a Hospital in Gujarat calling it a case of “apartheid” during a global pandemic.

Many Fake news and rumours on social media have contributed to the boycott of Muslim businesses. Many reports have emerged that Muslims aren’t allowed to carry out business in Hindu majority areas in Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh and Maharashtra.

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