Hafiz Saeed welcomes SRK to stay in Pakistan

Last Updated: Mon, Jan 28, 2013 04:31 hrs

Lahore: Jamaat-ud Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed has said that Indian superstar Shahrukh Khan can move to Pakistan if he does not feel safe in India.

The JuD chief has even offered to help him with his stay in the country, adding that Shahrukh will be respected in Pakistan, reports The Express Tribune.

Saeed's invitation comes in response to Shahrukh's recent statements in a magazine about life as a Muslim in India.

Shahrukh said that he sometimes becomes the inadvertent object of political leaders who choose to make him a symbol of all that they think is wrong and unpatriotic about Muslims in India. He further said that rallies have been held where leaders have exhorted him to leave and return to his "original homeland".

Shahrukh said that despite being an Indian, whose father fought for the freedom of India, there have been occasions when he has been accused of bearing allegiance to the neighbouring nation rather than his own country.

Saeed is considered as most wanted terrorist by India for his alleged association with Lashkar-e-Taiba and its anti-India activities. He, however, denies any wrongdoing and links to militants.

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