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Omar condemns Shiv Sena MPs

PTI  Srinagar, July 23, 2014
First Published: 17:06 IST(23/7/2014) | Last Updated: 23:09 IST(23/7/2014)

Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah on Wednesday condemned the alleged forcing of a Muslim to break his Ramzan fast by some Shiv Sena MPs at Maharashtra Sadan in Delhi.
 

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The CM also sought to know how Bharatiya Janata Party and Shiv Sena would have reacted had a Muslim MP done a similar act.

"I would like to see how the BJP and Shiv Sena would have reacted if a Muslim MP had forced a non-Muslim vegetarian to eat meat. Shame on them," Omar wrote on micro-blogging site Twitter.com.

Ruckus broke out in both Houses of Parliament on Wednesday over the report that some Shiv Sena parliamentarians had allegedly forced a Muslim catering supervisor on fast to eat a 'chapati' last week at the Sadan.

The MPs were apparently angry over not being served Maharashtrian food.

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