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Controversial preacher Zakir Naik on Friday lauded Prime Minister Modi for visiting Muslim nations.[/caption]
Controversial preacher Zakir Naik on Friday lauded Prime Minister Modi for visiting Muslim nations.
In an interview to TOI, Naik said " Narendra Modi is the only Indian Prime Minister to visit so many Muslim nations in two years. If his intention is to maintain unity between Hindus and Muslims, I am for him."
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Naik was speaking to TOI from Jeddah.
On being asked about his plans to return to India, Naik said he is willing to return to India "whenever the government or the agencies want me".
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Naik further added that he was ready to face action if he had broken any law and challenged anyone to show he had attempted to disrupt harmony in India.
Last week, Naik had cited "travel plans" and said he would come to India only next year.
Calling IS an "anti-Islam state", Naik said killing innocents was a sin against humanity, according to the Quran. "IS has given a wrong meaning to Islam. If someone killed Muslims in Gujarat that doesn't justify killing innocent Hindus in Mumbai," he said.