Hyderabad: Shops close in protest against Nupur Sharma’s statements

Hyderabad: Many commercial establishments on Thursday downed shutters as a form of protest against the blasphemous statements made by ex-BJP spokespersons Nupur Sharma.

Shops at Jagdish market, Troop Bazaar, Jambagh and Abids were shut down in the evening to register a protest.

Hyderabad which usually bustles with business was filled with slogans demanding action against Nupur Sharma. All shops in the busy business hub and heart of the city were shut demanding action against those causing disrespect to the founder of Islam.

Further, shop owners affixed posters which read “We Protest against the disrespect of our beloved Prophet Muhammad” on their shop shutters.