Ulema Body’s Resolution Read At Kashmir Valley Mosques, Shrines

SRINAGAR — A resolution passed unanimously by Muttahida Majlis Ulama(MMU) was read out by Imams, Khateebs and religious scholars at mosques and shrines across the Kashmir Valley at different places.

According to a statement, the resolution was read out at Jamia Masjid Srinagar, Dargah Hazratbal, Jinab Sahib Soura, Astan-e-Aliya Saraie Bala, Khanka-e-Moula, Dastgeer Sahib Khanyar, Imam Bara Budgam, Jamia Masjid Beerwah, Mirza Akmal Sahib Hawal, Masjid Sharief Khwaja Habibullah Sahib Nowshera, Masjid Rehmat Lal Bazar, Imam Bara Hassanabad, Masjid Sajadia Chattabal, Madina Masjid Nigeen, Masjid Sharief Zadibal, Masjid Sharief Batamalo and in mosques all over the districts of the valley.

On the occasion, the people endorsing the resolution of MMU “strongly condemned the attempt to harass and intimidate Mirwaiz-e- Kashmir Molvi Mohammad Umar Farooq and wave of repression on socio-religious organizations, cadres and people of Kashmir”. People raised slogans against the NIA move and protested it.

The resolution passed on March 12 expressed solidarity with Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and denounced the NIA notice to him and summoning him to Delhi “for questioning for no reason and termed it as assault on religious affairs of Muslims.”

It also condemned the imposition of ban on Jamaat-e-Islami, and arrest of its leaders and cadres and called it a blatant interference in religious affairs meeting also condemned the crackdown on the resistance leadership, killings, and harassment of people.

The Ulema body had also condemned frequent sealing of  Kashmir’s grand Masjid Jamia Masjid as a move that “amounts to direct religious interference.”

It had also appealed people of Kashmir to shun “sectarian difference and other ideological rifts and to stay United at this crucial juncture when there is a tremendous onslaught against people. The congregation vows to remain alert about the ploys aimed at creating a wedge among the people on sectarian lines and to defeat all such moves.”


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