He claims he was attacked by Muslim men because they objected to his display of support for Britain’s Armed Forces.
The food delivery driver believes that a group of Muslims were responsible for the assault outside the Red Chilli restaurant in Littleover, Derby., at around 8.45pm on October 20.
Tajamal Amar, a Christian of Pakistani origin, believes his alleged attackers targeted him as they regarded him as a “kaffir”, or infidel, due to his views.
He claimed that the men had taken offence as he proudly displayed two large poppies on his silver Toyota, which also had a cross dangling from the rear-view mirror.
Mr Amar told the Sunday Times: “If I am not a brother, I am a kaffir. They left me for dead. They hit me as if they were playing on a football pitch.
“I am a Christian. Because of the poppies on my car, because of the cross in my car, I have been hit.
Mr Amar was roughly beaten by Pakistani Muslims, he claims
Mr Amar had been talking to his sister on the phone when he was attacked in Derby in days ago.
The father-of-one was knocked unconscious and rushed to Royal Derby Hospital, where he woke up five hours after the attack.
He believes that he was hit on the top of the head, and then was beaten further as he lay lifeless on the floor.
His tongue was also bruised during the brutal attack when he was beaten and kicked