Moulvi Farooq’s contribution to education reflects his intellectual insight: Anjuman Nusrat-ul-Islam

 Srinagar, May 20 (KNS) On the occasion of the 33rd martyrdom anniversary of the former president of Anjuman Nusrat-ul-Islam Mirwaiz Moulvi Muhammad Farooq (RA), a special prayer meeting was organised in the auditorium of the Anjuman in which teachers, students and staff of the school participated.

Speaking on the occasion, General Secretary of Anjuman, Khurshid Ahmad Qadri Education Secretary Professor Ghulam Muhammad Khan and Mufti Ghulam Rasool Samoon, as per a statement, said that Mirwaiz started the campaign of educational awareness in Kashmir by founding the Anjuman Nusrat-ul-Islam in 1890.
The statement reads that with the passage of time, precious role played by other Mirwazeen of Kashmir during their respective presidency in taking forward educational mission of the Anjuman is a golden chapter of the academic history of Kashmir.
The speakers said that among sincere and able teachers of the Anjuman were a certain number of Kashmiri Pandits who devoted all their abilities to the education and training of Muslim children without discrimination.
It is worth mentioning here that the students of Islamia School were taken to the Jama Masjid Srinagar for prayers, under the supervision of Pandit Narendra Nath (Drill Master) who regularly used to make attendance of the students and marked the absent ones.Click Here To Follow Our WhatsApp Channel
The speakers paid tribute in wonderful words to Mirwaiz for his immense and invaluable educational, reformative and constructive services towards the Anjuman Nusrat-ul-Islam and said he has done much to equip the nation, especially daughters of the millat, with the jewel of education.
“The said that Muslim students should have the Holy Quran in one hand and the modern book of science in the other hand so that they can face the challenges of the times.”
The speakers reiterated their commitment that they will continue making positive efforts to realise his dreams towards the educational institutions run by Anjuman Nusrat-ul-Islam.
It should be noted that the current head of Anjuman Nusrat-ul-Islam, Dr Moulvi Muhammad Umar Farooq could not attend the prayer meeting due to his continued detention for nearly four years.
In the end, special prayers were made in favour of all former presidents, general secretaries, supporters and sympathisers of Anjuman Nusrat-ul-Islam including Mirwaiz for the forgiveness and elevation of their ranks in Jannat-ul-Firdous. (KNS)

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