Several Muslims in the state capital took to streets on Friday to stage protests after alleged derogatory remarks made against Prophet Mohammed(PBUH) by a right wing activist in Uttar Pradesh resulted in a massive traffic problem in Bengaluru on Friday evening.
Nearly 20,000 Muslim community protestors marched to the Khuddus Saheb Idgah Maidan on the Nandidurga Road to protest remarks made by right wing leader Kamalesh Tiwari .
According to the Commissioner of Police MA Saleem,“Police personnel were deployed to clear the traffic jams on various roads in the East Bengaluru.”
“Muslims held a meeting to condemn statements made by one Kamalesh Tiwari. No violence took place. They had a meeting at the Town Hall in the afternoon and another meeting at the Idgah Maidan,” he said.