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Ex-Karsevak who destroyed Babri Masjid & then converted to Islam dies suspiciously

Mohammed Amir aka Balbir Singh, a former karsevak and also a Sangh activist who participated in the razing of Babri Masjid in 1992 at Ayodhya died suspiciously at his residence in Hafiz Baba Nagar area of old city.

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Balbir Singh, a former karsevak and also a Sangh activist who participated in the razing of Babri Masjid in 1992 at Ayodhya died suspiciously at his residence in Hafiz Baba Nagar area of the old city. The local public informed Kanchanbagh police after a foul smell was emanating from his rented house in Baba Nagar C block.

The exact reason of death cannot be made out at this moment, if we receive any complaint about the suspicion over his death from the family members, the police will proceed for postmortem and register a case,” said Inspector Kanchanbagh police station, J Venkat Reddy.

According to the sources, after taking part in Karseva for demolition of razing of Babri Masjid and later converting his religion to Islam he has been on the task to build and renovate as many as 100 mosques across the country.

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Amir was a karsevak involved in the destruction of Babri Masjid, when he reached home after the demolition he was given a hero’s welcome by the public. But his family denounced his actions. Later, when he fell sick and began having physiological issues he decided to consult with a Maulana. He went to Maulana Kaleem Siddiqui in Muzaffarnagar in UP and admitted his role in the act of the demolition. The Maulana is reported to have explained to him the Islamic values through Quranic verses.

On June 01, 1993 he embraced Islam and pledged to build 100 mosques. Mohammed Amir built the first mosque in Haryana and named it Masjid-e-Madina in 1994.

Balbir Singh was Constructing in Hyderabad his 59th Masjid which has been named ‘Masjid-e-Rahimiya.’

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In the year 2019, on December 6 Mohammed Amir, had laid the foundation of Masjid-e-Rahimiya near Balapur road in Hafez Baba Nagar.

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