Darul Uloom Deoband — largest Muslim seminary — after ousting dozens of Muslim women from Varanasi for celebrating Diwali, in a fatwa issuedrecently has expelled former union minister and senior Congress leader Congress leader Salman Khurshid from Islam for worshipping God Ram.
India’s largest seminary debarred the Congress leader after his photographs and videos performing aarti of Lord Ram during Kalki Festival in Sambhal got viral.
The statement released by Deoband Ulema Muftu Tariq Kashmi reads, “His act is against the believes of Islam which does not allow any devout Muslim to worship anyone other than Allah.”
The statement also read that Islam does not allow idol worship of anyone other than Allah.
The statement released by the seminary further says that Salman Khurshid’s act of performing aarti of Lord Ram violates Islamic Laws thus he has been expelled from Islam.
“Khurshid is no longer a Muslim for his un-Islamic act. He will be allowed to embrace Islam as per Islamic Laws,” read Darul Uloom Deoband statement.