Mangaluru: Grand Mufti of India Shaikhuna A P Aboobacker Musliyar Kantapuram, has called on people to participate in the anti-CAA, NRC protest in Mangaluru in large numbers to make it successful.

In a video released by him on Tuesday after, the grand Mufti added that it was not the issue of Muslims alone but is an issue of every citizen of the country.

He further urged people to join the protest in the city in large numbers and to raise above the barriers of caste, communities and religion in the battle to safeguard the principles and values of Indian Constitution.

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New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday paid tributes to Bharatiya Jan Sangh founder Syama Prasad Mookerjee on his birth anniversary, saying he made courageous efforts to further India's unity.

Mookerjee was born on this day in 1901 in then Calcutta.

"I bow to Dr Syama Prasad Mookerjee on his Jayanti. A devout patriot, he made exemplary contributions towards India's development," Modi wrote on Twitter. Mookerjee made courageous efforts to further India's unity, the prime minister said. "His thoughts and ideals give strength to millions across the nation," he said.