Hyderabad: A delegation of Muslim religious leaders called on the TS Home Minister Mohammed Mahmood Ali to discuss the issue of Masjid-e-Ek Khana, which was demolished by the GHMC officials in the late night hours on May 1 in Amberpet.The delegation was led by Tehreek Muslim Shabban president Mushtaq Malik, along with the leaders of Jamait-ul-Ulema, Shia Zakereen, Sunni Ulema Board, Jamiat-e-Alhe-Hadees and AlameJamiat-ul-Mashaiq, Wahdat-e-Islam, Islamic scholars and advocates met him in his chambers in Secretariat on Monday. The 30-member delegation registered their strong protest over the illegal demolition of Masjid and condemned the way the city police handled the issue, which failed to file an FIR against the erring GHMC officers. Also Read – Secunderabad: Major General N Srinivas Rao makes farewell visit to AOC Advertise With Us Speaking to The Hans India, Mushtaq Malik said that during their meeting, the delegation told the Home Minister that no one can claim the Masjid land. “According to TS Wakf Survey and Gazette, the masjid exists on the spot, but despite of this fact, the Masjid was demolished,” he noted. Malik also said that according to the Telangana State Wakf Board (TSWB), in July 2018, a letter was issued to the GHMC commissioner regarding the Masjid land, but even after the TSWB survey and letter, the Masjid was demolished by the GHMC, he lamented. Also Read – Kolkata artists giving final touches to 24 ft clay Ganesh idol Advertise With Us Even after the TS Home Minister and TSWB Chairman, Mohammed Saleem had given an assurance about the construction of masjid, there is no initiative of construction Masjid, he added. During the meeting that stretched over an hour, the delegations cautioned that if the government fails to construct the masjid, the Muslims will intensify their agitation through mass protests across the state. Advertise With Us During Monday’s meeting an argument also broke out between the members of delegation and the Home Minister, who later on assured of looking into the matter seriously. Given the gravity of the issue, he said that it would be brought to the notice of Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao. If possible, a meeting will be organised with the delegation with the CM in the coming days, he said. Mufti Gayaz Rahmani, Mufti Moghani, Mufti Abrar, Naseeruddin, Maulana Taqi Raza Abidi, Mufti Asif Umri, Hafiz Khaled Ali Khan Quadri Chisti, Maulana Mufti Banayeem, MA Gaffar, Miskeen Ahmed, Advocate MA Shakeel, Mahboob Ali and others were present on the occasion.