‘Best way to reform ourselves is to follow the path of Islam and the teachings of Prophet Muhammad (SAW)’
SRINAGAR: Anjuman-e-Nusrat-ul Islam patron Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Monday said the foundation of a constructive society can’t be laid until people change their habits and continuously introspect themselves.
Mirwaiz in a statement said those nations won’t change for betterment unless its people decide to bring changes in their habits by doing away with the practices prohibited in Islam and the best way to reform ourselves is to follow the path of Islam and the teachings of beloved Prophet Muhammad (SAW).
Mirwaiz was addressing a seminar organised by Anjuman-e-Nusratul Islam at Islamia High School Rajouri Kadal here in connection with ‘Hafta-e-Shahadat’, martyrdom anniversary of ‘Shaheed-e-Millat’ Mirwaiz Moulana Muhammad Farooq.
In his presidential address at the seminar titled ‘Amal say Zindagi Banti Hai Jannat Bhi, Jahanam Bhi’ which he presided over, Mirwaiz said the future of every nation is its youth as they hold the key in taking it forward.
Those nations remain far from the development and revolutions where youth remain in slumber and don’t take interest in shaping their society for better, Mirwaiz said and stressed that youth of Kashmir must realise the need of following the footsteps of Prophet Muhammad (SAW) in every sphere of life so that they achieve success in every field.
Mirwaiz stressed that it was the collective responsibility of imams, khateebs, teachers, students, and parents to play their role in shaping the society and rooting out the social evils that have made its place deep in a place that was known for its moral values.
In the seminar, students from leading educational institutions participated while presentations were made in English, Urdu and Kashmiri languages.
The first position was bagged by Arbish of Islamia Higher Secondary School Rajouri Kadal, second by Soliha Bashir of RP School Mala Bagh, third by Arbena of Harward Educational Institute, and fourth position by Afreen of Green Land Educational Institute.
Those who performed the duty of jury include Engineer Raas Masood, Muhammad Ashraf Kakroo, and Ghulam Mohiudin. The seminar saw the attendance of prominent citizens and civil society activists including Moulana Masroor Abbas Ansari, Mufti Muhammad Javaid, Dr Nazir Ahmed Gilkar, Mufti Ziyaul Haq Nazimi, Haji Altaf Ahmed, Engineer Muhamamd Ibrahim Shah, Dr G M Khan, and Mufti Ghulam Rasool Samoon and others. The seminar was moderated by Moulana Syed Rehman Shams.
Meanwhile, on the occasion, the special ‘Shaheed-e-Millat’ number 2019 was also released.
Mirwaiz also released the book written by Moulvi Khazir Muhammad Wani titled ‘Umuhat-ul-Momineen’.