Kolkata Imam close to TMC issues fatwa against PM Modi (VIDEO)
Kolkata, Jan 7: Shahi Imam of Kolkata’s Tipu Sultan Mosque on Saturday issued a fatwa offering a reward of Rs 25 lakh to anyone who will “cut off Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s beard, shave his head and smear him with black ink”.
During a press conference here at city’s press club, Moulana Nurur Rehman Barkati made the announcement in the presence of Trinamool Congress (TMC) Lok Sabha MP Idris Ali.
“Narendra Modi has committed sin by banning currency and I’m announcing fatwa to shave the sinner’s head and beard,” Barkati said.
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“The person, who can shave Modi’s head and beard, will be awarded Rs. 25 lakh,” Barkati added.
Earlier in December, Barkati issued a fatwa to pelt stones at BJP’s state president Dilip Ghosh.