Chant ‘Bharat Mata Ki Jai’ slogan on Independence day, else face strict action: Shia Waqf Board

As India will celebrate its 72nd Independence Day on August 15 with an intense and passionate feeling of patriotism, during which several programmes will be held across the nation.

The Uttar Pradesh Shia Waqf Board has made it mandatory to recite ‘Bharat Mata Ki Jai’ slogan during the Independence Day programmes to be held on Waqf properties on the independence day August 15.

The Shia Waqf Board chairman, Waseem Rizvi told that ” it is necessary to raise slogans of ‘Bharat Mata Ki Jai’ after the national anthem on August 15 in the all programmes to be held on the properties of Waqf Board, and whoever does not follow this order, strict action will be taken against him.”

In its letter, the board has said that it will be the responsibility of the caretakers and managing committees to ensure that the orders are followed.