Zakir Naik FIFA World Cup: Controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik has reached Qatar for the FIFA World Cup 2022 on invitation. Naik is accused of money laundering and hate speech in India. According to some media reports, he will deliver religious lectures during the entire tournament.
India has strongly objected to Zakir Naik reaching the FIFA World Cup. Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Tuesday (22 November) said that he is sure that India will take up the matter with the concerned authorities. "harsh words" I will express my views.
Naik left India for Malaysia in 2016
IRF banned in 2022
In March 2022, IRF was declared an illegal association and the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) declared it illegal for five years. According to the Home Ministry, Naik has been praising known terrorists and advocating that every Muslim should be a terrorist, which makes his speeches objectionable.
Naik has been in controversy due to his speeches