The remember turned into raised on social media by Ram Kadam, BJP legislator from Ghatokpar West, yesterday. Sharing images of the spot, Mr Kadam centered former Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray.
The Maharashtra government has ordered a probe into allegations that the grave of Mumbai blasts case convict Yakub Memon in Mumbai has been beautified and turned into a “mazaar” — shrine.
The country domestic branch has requested Mumbai Police to behavior a detailed probe and put up a record.
The matter became raised on social media by using Ram Kadam, BJP legislator from Ghatokpar West, the day before today. Sharing photos of the spot, Mr Kadam focused former Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, alleging that the grave was became a shrine in the course of his tenure.
The before-and-after pictures display that a marble wall has changed the concrete, run down wall earlier.
“Uddhav Thackeray become the Chief Minister. During his tenure, the grave of dreaded terrorist Yakub Memon, who achieved bombings in Mumbai in 1993, become become a mazaar. Is this his love for Mumbai, his devotion to the u . S . A .?” Mr Kadam tweeted.
The BJP chief demanded that Mr Thackeray, Nationalist Congress Party leader Sharad Pawar and Congress chief Rahul Gandhi have to apologise to the human beings of Mumbai. The Sena, NCP and the Congress have been companions within the preceding Maha Vikas Aghadi authorities in Maharashtra that become toppled by a rise up led by way of prominent Sena chief Ekhnath Shinde, who’s now Chief Minister.
Yakub Memon become hanged to dying in Nagpur Central Jail in 2015. He were convicted of playing a vital position in the 1993 serial bombings in Mumbai that killed 257 people.
His frame had been handed over to his own family and he become buried at a graveyard in Mumbai’s Marine Lines place.
Shoaib Khatib, the chairperson of the graveyard committee, denied that any shrine had come up near Memon’s grave.
“Not handiest Yakub Memon, but the graves of several from his family are positioned here. Earth was slipping off, so we built an enclosure wall,” he instructed the media amid the talk.
Mr Khatib admitted that lighting fixtures were positioned up on the spot, but had been taken down following the row. “Yakub Memon is a traitor and there may be no sympathy for him,” he introduced.