At roundtable conference, scholars appeal for unity to counter anti-Islam machinations
Srinagar: Stressing on the need for unity among Muslims all over Kashmir, scholars and religious personalities in a roundtable conference on Monday urged Muslims in Kashmir to turn towards Quran and Sunnah to dismantle anti-Islamic elements.
The conference that was held at head Office of Karwan-e-Islami International was attended by representatives from different schools of thought like Jamiat-e-Ahli-Hadith, Jamaat-e-Islami, Saut-ul-Awliya, Minhaj-ul-Islam, Anjumane Sharia Shian, Anjumane Tabligh-ul-Islam, Karwan-e-Wilayat, Ahle Bait Foundation, Ittihad-ul-Muslimeen, Haqani Memorial Trust, Darul Uloom Raheemiya, Ummat-e-Islami and Jamaite Ahle Sunnat.
The speakers termed the verdict of Supreme Court that banned the instant triple talaq for six months and asked Parliament to legislate over the issue, a direct attack on the internal matters of Muslims and warned that they won’t allow anyone to interfere in Muslim matters.
“Our religion is complete and no court can interfere into these matters,” Prof Mohammad Tayub Kamili said. While as, Moulana Masroor Abass Ansari of Ittihad-ul-Muslimeen said, “Governmental organisations are always interfering in religious issues of Muslims to divide the Muslim community over issue like triple talaq and other critical issues”.
Moulana Mushtaq Ahmed Veeri of Jamiate Ahli-Hadeeth said that the anti-Islamic elements have always tried to target Islam and propagate its false image but failed every time.
“The reason that Muslims today are engulfed with numerous problems is that we have gone astray and because we don’t follow Quran and Sunnah. To overcome all the challenges and problems, we should turn to Allah and follow the path of Quran and Sunnah,” Veeri said.
Calling the religion of Islam as Supreme, Abdul Salam Daga of Jamat-e-Islami said that Islam provides all rights whether religious, political or social rights in a balanced way. “The only reason we are suffering is that we aren’t united and it is important for all of us to get united follow Quran and Sunnah,” he said.
Moulana Mufti Sajad Hussain Raheemi of Darul Uloom Raheemiya said that it is important for Muslims to overcome intra-religious issues and come under one roof to get rid of challenges faced by the Muslims in Kashmir.
Aga Syed Hassan Moosavi of Anjumane Sharia Shian said that even entire world failed to defame and defeat Islam. “Get united and follow Quran and Sunnah, it will dismantle the anti-Islamic forces wherever they are,” he said.
Calling for collective effort to resist the attacks on personal issues of Muslims, chairman Karwan-e-Islami International, Moulana Ghulam Rasool Hami said that it is the duty of every Muslim to stand and defend Islam and counter the outside attacks.
“All the anti-Islamic powers are trying hard to defame Islam. The issues like triple talaq are being wrongly portrayed to malign the image of Islam,” he said.
Moulana Fayaz Rizvi of Tehreek Saut-ul-Awliya said that the solution of the entire problems lie in Quran and outside interference will be resisted by every means.
Moulana Ghulam Mohi-ud-din Naqeeb of Minhaj-ul-Islam said that Muslims don’t need any court or Parliament to define their personal laws as Quran and Sunnah have all the solutions for Muslims.
Ruing that the personal issues of Muslims are determined by non-sharia courts, Moulana Shabir Ahmed Sofi of Parwane-Wilayat said that it is a matter of concern.
Mirwaiz south Kashmir and Chairman of Ummat-e-Islami Qazi Ahmed Yasir said that Muslims need to “maintain a gap” with anti-Islamic powers so that they can’t divide us.