Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) national secretary E T Mohammed Basheer on Monday said that he would raise Madhani issue in Parliament.
He also promised all help for the release of Abdul Nasser Madhani while speaking after inaugurating the fast staged by the jailed leader’s sons Umar Mukhtar and Salahuddin Ayubi in front of the Secretariat.
“Madhani is losing his eyesight owing to the jail officials’ disregard for his medical report. The wrong approach to Madhani and other remand prisoners will bring disgrace to the judicial system,’’ Basheer said.
Kerala Muslim Samyukta Vedi president Pachalloor Abdusaleem Moulavi presided over the meeting. INL national president Muhammed Sulaiman delivered the keynote address.
MLAs Kovoor Kunjumon and Jameela Prakasam, human rights activist Gro Vasu, Baselios Marthoma Yakob Bava and Neelalohithadasan Nadar were among thsoe who spoke. PDP, Solidarity and SIO took out protest marches in the city in solidarity with the fast.
A special prayer was also held at Beemapally mosque here in the morning.