Since beginning of Islam, ‘Ganga Jamuni Tehzeeb’, teachings of Sufi masters, tradition of assimilative culture of Hindu Muslim brotherly equations have been inculcated/ occulted in Indian Muslims and Islam with Indian background. A call to join ‘Jihad’ emanated through misinterpretation / misuse by ISIS, AHIS and terrorist outfits of their ilk was aimed to spread hatred, divide, perpetration of violence has majorly been denounced by Muslims, reinforcing their belief in peace, pluralism and ensured justice by the Nation/Constitution/leadership. It is evident from the fact that out of ISIS cadre of more than 50,000, Indian Muslims constituted only over 100 to 150 gullible youths, which is in itself is a certification of India’s integrity and cultural bulwark of unity in diversity. Indian Muslim Community including socio-religio-politico leadership has, by and large, condemned all acts of violence and targeting of innocent by these outfits, besides, terming these dastardly inhumane incidence as un- Islamic and against teachings of the Prophet.
In a nutshell, Indians as well as, Muslims are proud of their syncretic culture and assimilative heritage, thus, allowing no space for divide and hatred on the behest of proscribed elements/ terrorists outfits. As Quran says “ killing an innocent amounts to killing of humanity” & “ Allah refrains conflicts and does not bestow compassion on those who are committed to violence”.