Respect our motherland before religion, says Muslim cleric Abbas over Mirwaiz Umar's controversial tweet

Lashing out at separatist Hurriyat leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq's tweet over Pakistan's victory in ICC Champions Trophy 2017, Muslim cleric Yasoob Abbas said that India is our motherland and one should respect it. Shia cleric Abbas added that Islam teaches that nation comes before religion and people giving priorities to religion first were militants. For the unversed, Hurriyat leader Farooq after the victory of Pakistan over India tweeted on Sunday that "Fireworks all around, feels like an early Eid here. Better team took the day. Congratulations team" Reactions of people are flooding the social media after this controversial tweet.