Hyderabad: Protest against French president Emanuel Macron surfaced in Hyderabad on Sunday, amid an escalating row over depiction of Prophet Mohammad (PBUH) in blasphemous cartoons.
After the noon prayers a large group of Muslims under the leadership of Moulana Jaffar Pasha held a protest march from Akbarbagh X roads to Malakpet fire station.
Condemning the comments of Macron, the protesters also carried the posters and placards, carrying Macron’s photograph and the words “Boycott Macron” and “Boycott France”. The protesters were also holding Indian flags.
In wake of protest, Hyderabad police have made elaborate security arrangements in the area.
“Anti Islamic forces are frustrated, as Islam is spreading fast across globe,we also denounce the Central Government for extending support to France” said Moulana Jaffar Pasha.