In a shocking incident, a fatwa was reportedly issued against a Muslim woman for teaching yoga in Jharkhand’s Ranchi.
Rafia Naaz hails from Doranda locality in Ranchi.
It was reported that Rafia Naaz teaches yoga for her living. It was believed that she is the eldest of her siblings and is persuing her M.Com from a local college.
While speaking to the media the yoga instructor, Rafia Naaz said, “I have received a lot of threats, I am thankful to the State Govt for providing security. I will not be scared and will continue with what I am doing”.
Following the threats to the yoga instructor, Rafia Naaz, a police security has been provided after the instruction was given by the state chief minister Raghubar Das.
Rafia Naaz said in a statement, “I will not be scared and will continue with what I am doing”.
one male and one female security guards was provided to Rafia Naaz.
Adding further to this she said, “My problem is with members of both communities. On the one hand I am asked not to teach yoga and on the other, I am asked to change my name so that people do not hesitate to learn yoga from me”.