Hyderabad: Telangana Waqf Board has suspended President Managing Committee of Masjid-e-Azizia, Mehdipatnam, Aijaz Muhiuddin Waseem, for his controversial speech. He has been stopped from giving speech in the masjid or its premises. Chief Executive Officer, Mohammed Asadullah issued orders in this connection. Waqf Board has sent a CD of the of the controversial speech delivered by the Committee President and Khateeb Masjid on Friday, January 27 to 5 religious seminaries and their opinion has been sought. Waqf Board will take further action after receiving their opinion. Till then Aijaz Muhiuddin Waseem has been temporarily suspended from the Committee presidentship and has been stopped from delivering speeches.
CD of the controversial speech has been sent to Jamia Nizamia, Darul Uloom Hyderabad, Al Mahadul Aali Al Islami, Darul Qaza’at Al-Ifta and Jamia Anwarul Huda and they are requested to give their opinion on the matter.
The orders stated that on February 6 a complaint was lodged with Waqf Board along with the CD of the speech of Aijaz Muhiuddin Waseem. It was claimed that the person made disrespectful remarks against the Prophet Mohammed (SAW) and his companions (RAA).
Meanwhile Khateeb Masjid Azizia Aijaz Mohiuddin Waseem expressed regrets over his remarks and apologized for the same. He was speaking to media person at the Jamat-e-Islami office along with Maulana Hamed Mohammed Khan, President Jamat-e-Islami Andhra Pradesh and Orissa. He clarified that the reverence of Prophet Mohammed (SAW) and his companions (RAA) is deeply rooted in his heart. No one can even think of it that any disrespectful remarks can be made against them. If some persons have misunderstood some of his words or felt hurt then he will refer the matter to Allah (SWT). He said English words used to impart Islamic education to the new generation created misunderstanding among some people and they have got hurt. He said Allah knows his intention.
Maulana Hamed Mohammed Khan admitted that the words used in the speech of Aijaz Ahmed Waseem were inappropriate but he has felt his mistake.
Meanwhile when the Khateeb of Masjid Azizia along with his friends reached Waqf Board to hand over the clarification letter to Chief Executive Officer Waqf Board Muslim youth tried to attack him.