SRINAGAR: On the invitation of Muhammad Aamir, president Islamic Fraternity and chairman of Islamic Global School, the renowned scholars and Peace TV speakers Dr Yehya Alvi (USA), Dr Shuaib Sayyed (Mumbai), and Sheikh Dr Shamim Fauzi were on Kashmir visit for the last few days.
In this regard, the Islamic Fraternity had scheduled a list of programmes to be held at various places across Valley.
As per the programme, the Annual Day of Islamic Global School was to be celebrated on October 23 at Convocation Complex, the University of Kashmir which unfortunately was cancelled due to ill circumstances in Valley.
The program at Jamia Masjid-e-Abu Bakar at Padshahi Bagh Srinagar on October 24 was also cancelled due to prevailing political situation. However, the programs at Historical Bazar Masjid and Bohri Kadal Srinagar on October 25, at Hanafi Eidgah Anantnag and Government Medical College Boys Hostel Srinagar on October 26, and at Jamia Masjid Government Medical College Karan Nagar on October 27 were held.
In the held programmes, Dr Yehya Alvi, Dr Shuaib Sayyed, Sheikh Dr Shamim Fauzi, Muhammad Aamir, Sheeraz ur Rehmaan Al Qasmi and Moulana Sheikh Farooq (Nazim Bazmi Tawheed Ahle Hadith) spoke about various topics of Islam and deliberated on the evils and challenges confronting our society. They suggested remedies in the light of Islamic teachings to overcome such challenges.
Majlis-e-Mutahidda Ulema chief and APHC chairman Dr Mirwaiz Moulana Muhammad Umar Farooq, who was invited as the guest of honour on the occasion, could not attend the programme as he is under house detention. However, the written speech of Mirwaiz was presented by Hafiz Ghulam Muhammad before the participants.
Mirwaiz in his message said it was his deep desire to participate in the programme but due to house detention couldn’t attend the event. He extended good wishes to the scholars present and highlighted the importance of Daawat-o-Tabligh in Islam.
Mirwaiz, according to statement, also stressed upon scholars to utilise the latest media technology to propagate the message of Islam across the world.
On the occasion, Muhammad Aamir condemned the house detention of Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and criticised authorities for barring him from addressing a purely religious gathering at Bazar Masjid.