la hawla wa la quwwuta ila billah
Allah willed for his actions to cease, but not his earning of good deeds…
Mufti Taqi `Uthmani stated that some fanatic Hindus were behind the act. Below is the news article in Urdu, from Jang.
Thanwi’s grave desecrated in India
By Iftikhar Gilani
NEW DELHI: Tension has gripped the Indian state of Utter Pradesh following the desecration of the grave of legendary Deobandi scholar Maulana Ashraf Ali Thanwi. Police and paramilitary forces have been rushed to Thana Bhavan township in Muzaffarnagar district of Utter Pradesh, around 120 km from Delhi.
Police said besides digging the burial place of Maulana Thanwi, the miscreants had also defiled the graves of his wife, brother Bhai Khan Bhadur Mazhar Ali and associate Maulana Zahoorul Hassan.