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In talks with Shia Ulemas, Mirwaiz urges sectarian harmony

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Srinagar: Chairman Hurriyat Conference (M) and patron Mutahida Majlis-e-Ulema(MMU) Mirwaiz Umar Farooq stressed on maintaining sectarian harmony and brotherhood in Jammu and Kashmir.
He asked the youth not to get provoked “as there are always some elements present in societies who want to stoke sectarian and communal tensions among people to create rift between sects and communities,” Mirwaiz said while talking to a group of Ulemas from the shia sect at Mirwaiz Manzil Rajouri Kadal.
The group included Moulana Ghulam Ali Gulzar, Moulana Ghulam Hassan Matoo, Moulana Ali Muhammmad Jan, Moulana Haleem Sajad Hussain, Moulana Nazir Ahmed , Moulana Ghulam.Mustafa Mir, Moulana Manzoor Ahmed Malik, Moulana Ashiq Hussain Mir and others.
According to a statement issued here, Mirwaiz stressed on maintaining sectarian harmony and brotherhood .
Denouncing recent statements of some anti-unity and anti amity forces , Mirwaiz said that such speeches and utterances only create divisions and hatred especially at a time when entire ‘nation is standing in unison and jointly offering priceless sacrifices for the cause of freedom’, the statement added.
Warning such elements, Mirwaiz said nobody would be allowed to damage the sectarian harmony and religious brotherhood of Kashmir and promised to fight these elements at all levels
Mirwaiz said that Ulemas and Imams of Masjids have a great role to play in constructing a better society and to maintain unity they should fulfill that responsibility and lead people towards the realization of Islamic ideals of compassion and tolerance.


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