Now Muslim fundamentalists attack Mohammad Kaif for doing Surya Namaskar

Barely a week after cricketer Mohammad Shami was attacked by Muslim fundamentalists for sharing picture of his wife in sleeveless dress on Facebook, another cricketer Mohammad Kaif is now facing criticism for sharing a picture of him doing Surya Namaskar – a yoga pose – on Twitter.

Surya Namaskar has been attacked by Muslim fundamentalists earlier too, who consider it a form of idol worship, even though yoga gurus term it a physical exercise. The All India Muslim Personal Law Board, which is fighting to retain the triple talaq practice, had termed the yogic pose against Islam.

And this is why when Mohammad Kaif shared a picture of him doing this yogic aasan as a fitness lesson, he received some unsolicited advice from the fundamentalists:

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Earlier, Kaif had supported Shami and spoken up against such fundamentalist thinking. This time too, he hinted that he didn’t care about such comments:

UPDATE: Appears that Kaif thought to play it safe before bodies like AIMPLB or some Maulana issues a fatwa, so he clarified that he had “Allah” at his heart while doing Surya Namaskar:

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