LAHORE: The Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal (MMA) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman has said after Sindh, the people of Punjab have also given their verdict against any amendment in the blasphemy law.
He said this while congratulating the various parties and workers who participated in the million march led by Fazl, who is also ameer of his eponymous Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F).
“People who participated in the march out of love of the Holy Prophet (PBUH) should be congratulated,” he said adding that international powers cannot remove this love from the hearts of Muslims.
“A Muslim could tolerate everything but cannot accept even the slightest disrespect towards the Holy Prophet (PBUH),” he said adding the world powers want to annihilate the Islamic identity of Pakistan.
“Their main goal is to get Islamic clauses abolished from the Constitution of Pakistan and are now increasing pressure to achieve that.” He alleged that the current government was giving in to this pressure rather than defying it.
The JUI-F chief also said nation would not allow any change in blasphemy laws adding: “Protection of the doctrine of finality of prophet-hood and Islamic clauses in the Constitution is an essential part of our struggle”.
He said his party will continue its peaceful struggle for the implementation of Islamic system in the country, which, he said, is the only way to solve problems faced by the nation.