AAC pays tribute to martyrs of Badr, Moulana Yousuf Shah on his death anniversary

Srinagar, Apr 08 (KNS): On the occasion of the 56th death anniversary of Mirwaiz Moulana Muhammad Yusuf Shah (RA), Jammu & Kashmir Awami Action Committee on Saturday organised a prayer meeting at Jama Masjid Srinagar.

The event was presided over by renowned religious scholar Moulana Showkat Hussain Keing and was attended by many scholars, Naat Khwaans and intellectuals including Moulana Khursheed Ahmed Qanungo, engineer Muhammad Afaaq Chishti, Mir Shabir Ahmed, Maulvi Ghulam Nabi, Moulana MS Rehman Shams and a large number of people.

The ceremony commemorated the great sacrifices of the martyrs of Badr and the sincere sacrifices of the expounder of the Moulana Yusuf Shah (RA), and paid rich tribute to them.

On the occasion, the participants expressed deep regret over the nearly detention of Mirwai Dr Moulvi Muhammad Umar Farooq and demanded his immediate release in view of the holy month of Ramadan.

The latest edition of the popular general commentary "Bayan-ul-Furqan" by the late Mirwaiz Yusuf Shah (RA), which was published in two volumes in standard style by Ali Muhammad & Sons, was also released.

Meanwhile, a resolution was also passed during the meeting in which glowing tributes were paid to the leading religious and political leader of Jammu & Kashmir, the Mirwaiz Moulana Muhammad Yusuf Shah (RA).

The meeting remarks that he throughout his life made tireless efforts to ensure his people live a dignified life and follow Quran and Sunnah, and such contribution is unforgettable. 

“In today's extremely troubled and serious situation, this gathering reiterates its determination that success and prosperity can only be achieved by following the footsteps of the leadership of the Muhajir-e-Millat.”

It also raised concern over detention of Dr Moulvi Muhammad Umar Farooq who has been under house arrest for the last nearly four years.

“As a result of the restrictions on Mirwaiz’s official duties is a matter of serious concern. They urged the government to ensure his immediate and unconditional release in view of Shab-e-Qadr and Jummat-ul-Vida so that he can perform his religious obligations.” (KNS)

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