Islamabad:Pakistan’s Overseas Minister Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari has urged the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) to method the UN Secretary-General to nominate a particular envoy, or no less than a focal particular person, on Islamophobia, including that “one of its worst manifestations” is in Hindutva-inspired India”.
The Minister made the remarks at a gathering of the OIC Contact Group on Muslims in Europe held on the sidelines of the UN General Meeting (UNGA) in New York, studies The Specific Tribune.
“What’s most worrisome is that Islamophobia continues to search out sturdy resonance in political spheres in Europe, in the end resulting in institutionalization of Islamophobia by way of new legislations and insurance policies comparable to discriminatory journey bans and visa restrictions.
“Today, one of the worst manifestations of such Islamophobia is in Hindutva-inspired India. Driven by the ideology of hate against Muslims, the (ruling) BJP-RSS regime is executing its century-old plan to obliterate India’s Islamic legacy and to transform India into an exclusive Hindu state,” the Minister mentioned.
Final yr, the UNGA adopted the landmark decision, launched by Pakistan on behalf of the OIC nations, designating March 15 because the Worldwide Day to Fight Islamophobia.
“The momentum generated by this resolution should be maintained,” The Specific Tribune quoted Bilawal as saying.
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