These days the FIFA World Cup 2022 season is being played in the hosting of Qatar. Meanwhile, news came to the fore that Islamic religious leader Zakir Naik, accused of money laundering, provocative speeches and activities related to terror, has reached Qatar. It was claimed that Zakir has also been seen in Doha.
After all these news, the Government of India had expressed its displeasure with Qatar. Amidst the bitterness in the relations between the two countries, Qatar recently clarified that it has not officially given any invitation to Zakir. After this statement, now a big statement has come out from the Government of India.
Foreign Ministry spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said during the press conference that we have raised the issue with Qatar regarding Zakir Naik. We are trying our best to bring fugitive Zakir Naik to India and legal action should be taken against him here.
Arindam Bagchi said, ‘Zakir Naik is guilty in India and the law has declared him a fugitive. We have raised the demand for his extradition with Malaysia. trying. We have also taken up this matter with Qatar. We will continue to take all necessary steps to bring him (Zakir) to justice in India.
In fact, it is being said in some reports that Zakir Naik has been called by Qatar to deliver a religious speech during the FIFA World Cup. Zakir has also been seen in Doha. Political tension started between India and Qatar only after these news.
On this, Qatar has told India through diplomatic channels that no official invitation was given to Zakir Naik from his side to attend the opening ceremony of the FIFA World Cup. Qatar claimed that such false news has been deliberately run by other countries to create a rift in relations between it and India.