Supreme Court Dismisses Wazim Rizvi’s Plea Seeking Removal Of 26 Verses From Holy Quran imposed costs Rs 50,000

India: The Supreme Court of India on Monday Dismissed The Petition of Wasim Rizvi ( Former UP Shia Waqf Board Chairmain) seeking to remove 26 verses of Holy Quran. 
Supreme Court Dismisses Wazim Rizvi's Plea Seeking Removal Of 26 Verses From Holy Quran Fine Rs 50,000
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On Monday a Bench of Justice RF Nariman dismissed the Petition of Rizvi, observing “This is an absolute frivolous writ petion”. The Court also imposed Rs. 50,000/- As cost on the Rizvi Petitioner for filling the Petition. 

“Are you pressing the petition? Are you seriously pressing the petition?”, Justice Nariman asked at the outset.

Senior Advocate R K Raizada, appearing for Rizvi, replied that he was confining the prayer to the regulation of Madrassa education. 

He submitted that the literal interpretation of certain verses preached violence against non-believers, and therefore teaching them can lead to indoctrination of children.

Rivi in his please allged that the 26 Verses of Holy Quran Promote Voilence and were not part of Original Holy Quran, But we’re added by Ruler of Islam, and hence should remove it from Holy Quran. 

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The Petition was filled on March 11 and many Muslim Leader and Activists had protests against Rizvi in Different place of India. 

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