Police registered a case against him under IPC Section 153 for wantonly giving provocation with intent to cause a riot over this speech.
He also criticised the influence of Wahhabism in the Muslim community.
Umer Faizi Mukkam had said they won't permit Muslim women to lead a debauched life by ignoring purdah.
Kanthapuram A P Aboobacker Musliyar was speaking at the centenary celebration of Samastha Kerala Jem-iyyathul Ulama in Kasaragod.
Samantha leader Hameed Faizy Ambalakkadavu had asked Muslims not to take part in Christmas celebrations.
The Darul Huda Islamic University has clarified that the university has no connection to the literature festival and has also warned alumni of action if they associate with the event.
Though Samastha has not received an official invitation, some leaders of the organisation received a personal invite to participate in the meeting with the CM in Kozhikode.
IUML leader ET Mohammed Basheer had earlier stated that they would attend the event if invited.
The IUML state general secretary made a veiled attack at the organisation of clerics, urging them to stick to religious activities.
A social media war has set off between pro-IUML and pro-CPM members of Samastha.