AMF, AMUOBA condemn Jaipur blasts

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Lucknow, May 16 (UNI) Aligarh Movement Foundation (AMF) and Aligarh Muslim University Old Boy's Association (AMUOBA) today jointly condemned tuesday's serial bomb blasts in pink city Jaipur, which reportedly claimed over sixty lives.

''We condemn this despicable and dastardly act. Our hearts and prayers go out for the victims and their families,'' said Omar Peerzada, the convenor of AMF and spokesperson of AMUOBA.

''We urge the people of Jaipur to maintain peace and harmony and not to fall prey to the agenda of divisive forces. Jaipur is an embodiment of the composite culture and we hope the people of the historic city will live up to its reputation an exemplar of the Gunga-Jamuni Tehzeeb,'' he said.

AMF and AMUOBA also urged the state and central governments to take immediate steps to apprehend the perpetrators of this crime.

''At the same time we appeal to the respective governments to not to target any specific community or indulge in any discriminatory actions,'' Mr Peerzada added.

The AMF is India based grassroots organisation, dedicated to socio-economic and educational development of Muslims and other underprivileged masses in India.

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