Leaders of India’s Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) have held a closed-door meeting with Muslim leaders at former Lt. Governor Najeeb Jung’s residence in Delhi.
According to the Times of India report, the meeting discussed hate speech, riots, bulldozing by the government on the population.
RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat first met 5 Muslim personalities in August last year.
On January 14, the delegation of RSS leaders included Indresh Kumar, Ram Lal and Krishna Gopal, while on the other hand, Najeeb Jung, former Election Commissioner Shahabuddin Yaqoob Qureshi, journalist Shahid Siddiqui, hotel owner Saeed Sherwani, Lt. Gen. Retd. Couldn’t.
The meeting was significant because religious leaders of Jamaat-e-Islami Hind, Jamiat Ulema-i-Hind and Darul Uloom Deoband were also present.
On January 13, the religious leaders met at Najeeb Jung’s house to prepare the points for the meeting with the RSS delegation.
Shahid Siddiqui said that we have had another pleasant meeting in which Muslims have been informed about their concerns on walling.
He said that he is hopeful to meet again in other cities.
The assistant secretary of Jamaat-e-Islami Hind said that the issue of hate speech was raised and the RSS leaders agreed that it brought India into disrepute at the international level as well.
At the end of the three-hour long meeting, the commitment was reiterated that meetings will be held in other cities as well.