Bombay HC notices UP minister over his Taliban funding comment

Controversial Uttar Pradesh Minister Mohammad Azam Khan has disclosed that Bombay High Court has sent him a notice over his reported statement that Taliban was funding his Jauhar Ali University.

"I don't know why people hate me so much even as I am trying to devote myself for uplifting the education system," he said.

Mr Khan, state Urban Development and Minority Welfare Minister, who was inaugurating a madarsa in the city here last evening, disclosed that Bombay high court has sent him a notice and sought his reply over his statement that Taliban was funding his university.

Mr Khan said that several people have donated for the University and among them several are from other communities, who want to uplift the education system in the state.

"I don't know why people are so rude against me and even abuse me on the social networking sites," he said, while adding that when he try to take action against the people who are waging hate war against him through social sites, the Allahabad High Court sends him notices.

The UP Minister said he "respects both judiciary and the Constitution, hence will give reply to all the queries of the Bombay and Allahabad High courts."

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