Mirwaiz lashes at MRM; asks them “not to give us lesson on Kashmiriyat or Sufism

KL News Network


Hurriyat Conference (M) chairman Chief  Mirwaiz Umar Farooq while referring to the Kashmir Student conference held by Muslim Rashtrita Manch (MRM), sister organisation of the RSS in New Delhi said that the agents of oppressors to undermine and subvert people’s people’s will and aspirations are  co-opting the discourse of so called “peace and development ” through such attempts.

Mirwaiz Umar Farooq delivering sermon in the shrine of Sheikh Syed Abdul Qadir Geelani (RA)

Mirwaiz said what  Kashmiri’s need is redressal of their political will and aspirations for which they are sacrificing and suffering not double speak of these agents and their so called development and lessons on Kashmiriyat or Sufiat.

According to statement, Mirwaiz said such underhand ploys for shifting focus from the actual issue are also aimed at a creating wedge and division among Kashmiris along sectarian lines and the role of anti-Kashmir organisations like MRM and RSS  is no secret. Mirwaiz said at this point people need to be extremely cautious and vigilant of these ploys .He said deceptive efforts will repeatedly be made to lure people by such forces and their collaborators.

Delivering a sermon at a gathering at the shrine of Sheikh Syed Abdul Qadir Jeelani (RA) at Khanyar area of Shehar-e-Khas in Srinagar, the Mirwaiz said the 11th and 12th century saint who had a religious and spiritual personality, and who with his belief and faith, deeds and mannerism, intellect and understanding, determination and fortitude, besides his religious missionary work of leading people To the true path became a beacon of shining light for other Muslims to follow.

Stressing that his contributions both in the spread of Islam as well as to the empowerment of the poor and the weak in the society remained unparallel, he said on the one hand through his sermons, Hazrat Sheikh Syed Abdul Qadir Jeelani (RA) delivered the message of the Almighty Allah and Prophet Muhammad (SAW) to the people and on the other hand helped in building a society based on both physical and spiritual well-being of the people.

Mirwaiz said it was due to these contributions of Hazrat Sheikh Syed Abdul Qadir Jeelani (RA) that people in every nook and corner of the world continued to respect him and hold him in reverence.

However, he said we would have the right to observe the Urs of Hazrat Syed Abdul Qadir Jeelani (RA) only when we follow his teachings in letter and spirit and make his mission a way of our lives while critically reviewing our own lives and making necessary changes to help in bringing a spiritual revolution by making reforms in the society in tandem with the Islamic principles.



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