KOLLAM: The association of Muslim clergy, Dakshina Kerala Jamiyathul Ulama, will organise a rally of one lakh people against the uniform civil code here on Wednesday. The rally, which will also demand the protection of sharia law, is part of the two-day celebrations of the diamond jubilee of the association with the theme, ‘Islam, the message of humanity.’ The rally which will start from the Ashramam ground by 4 p.m. will end at cantonment ground by 6.30 p.m.
Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan will attend a meeting to be held under the presidentship of Ulama president V.M. Moosa Maulavi. Various programmes, including organisational meeting, self-refinement classes and presentation of the organisation’s plans for the next three years will be held on Thursday. This will be followed by a prayer meeting by eminent scholar Maulana K.T. Muhammad Kutty Hazrath (Attassery) by 10.30 a.m.