Lucknow: Muharram Ali Pappu, who is said to be the mastermind of the Saharanpur riots, has joined the Samajwadi Party (SP), after which outrage is being seen in the Sikh society. A photo of Muharram Ali Pappu is also going viral, in which he is seen wearing a red cap with SP leaders. In fact, in 2014, violence broke out in a Gurdwara in Saharanpur, which was blamed on the Muslim mob. Now the people of Sikh society have protested against this through social media.
In the viral picture, Samajwadi Party (SP) state president Naresh Uttam Patel is seen wearing a red cap for Muharram Pappu. Also, in this picture, the current MLA of SP from Saharanpur, Sanjay Garg is standing. It is being told that this picture is a few days old. It is being told that this picture is from the time when Muharram Ali Pappu was being given membership of SP. Not only Sikhs, but people of Hindu society are also angry due to Muharram joining SP. Let us tell you that in 2014, there was a dispute regarding putting the lantern on the land of the Gurudwara on Saharanpur Gurdwara Road.
Hundreds of shops were torched in this violence. Many people were injured. There was also firing on the police. Many policemen were injured in this. At that time, Akhilesh Yadav's government was in the state. After several local people were injured, it was also time to implement curfew in Saharanpur for several days. Things had gotten out of control. The police had also registered a case against former councilor Muharram Ali Pappu. At that time 87 cases were registered against Muharram Pappu. Pappu was also jailed for one and a half years. Along with this, action was taken against him under the 'National Security Act (NSA)'. Currently Pappu is out on bail.