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Prez Pranab condemns offensive video on Islam

PTI  Srinagar, September 27, 2012
First Published: 15:21 IST(27/9/2012) | Last Updated: 15:23 IST(27/9/2012)

President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday condemned the offensive video on Islam made in the US and its dissemination through social media.

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"I condemn in the strongest of terms the making of the offensive video and its dissemination through social media. India can never condone any act which disparages religious sentiments or hurts religious feelings," he said.

The President was reacting to a media query and to local sentiments which also found expression through advertisements in local newspapers in which he was urged to denounce the film.

"The Ministry of External Affairs is in touch with the US officials who share our concerns on the matter. Google India has in compliance with Indian law, blocked access to the offensive material," he said.

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