(Siasat News) Mr. Zahid Ali Khan, Editor of Siasat Urdu Daily welcomed the representation made by the leaders of various political parties to the Prime Minister of India for the release of innocent Muslim youths who are stranded in different jails of the country.
Mr. Zahid Ali Khan termed it as a good initiative made by the members of Parliament. He told that many innocent Muslim youths have been implicated in fake cases and they are being subjected to harassment. Siasat Urdu Daily had raised its voice for the first time and made an affective representation to various institutions. The voice raised in Hyderabad has become a national movement now. The humanist politicians raised their voice on this sensitive issue and referred the matter to the Prime Minister of India.
Mr. Zahid Ali Khan expressed his gratitude to the leaders of Congress, CPI, CPI (M), Lok Jana Shakti Party, Samajvadi Party, RJD, Janata Dal (U), National Conference and Telugu Desham for making representation to Prime Minister. He also thanked Mr. V. Hanumantha Rao, Mr. Sitaram Yechuri, Mr. Mani Shanker Iyer, Mr. Ahmed Sayeed Maleehabadi, Mr. Mohammed Adeeb, Mr. Shafeequr Rahman Barq, Mr. Ram Vilas Paswan for their initiative. He told that their representation to P.M. shows their keen interest in this sensitive issue.
Mr. Zahid Ali Khan further told that during the period of Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy, many innocent Muslims were implicated in fake cases and they were sent to jails charging them as terrorists, but the timely representation and due to the interventions of National Minorities Commission, the present Govt. of A.P., released them and paid compensation. Govt. also issued a certificate of good character to them.
Mr. Zahid Ali Khan expressed his anguish over the present situation and requested the Home Minister, Mr. Sushil Kumar Shinde to intervene. He said that he would also make a representation to Home Minister in this regard.