Srinagar, Nov 09: Extending his warm greetings to the entire Muslim Ummah on the arrival of Islamic month Rabi-ul -Awal, in which beloved Prophet Muhammad (SAW) biggest benefactor and savior of the humanity was born, patron Mutahida Majlis-e-Ulema and the chairman All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) Mirwaiz Umar Farooq urged people to follow the footsteps of great prophet (SAW) and to make it the way of living.
Mirwaiz said that it was on the 12th Rabi-ul-Awal, Prophet (SAW) was born and with his birth he brought a revolution in human thinking, faith, civilization and culture which did not only change the lives of the people but altered the geography of the world.
In his message to the Muslims of the world in general and those living in Jammu Kashmir in particular, the Mirwaiz said, Muslims instead of doing lip service in expressing their love and devotion for The Last Messenger of Allah (S) need to follow his teachings in letter and spirit and implement them in all sphere of their lives.
Paying tributes to the Prophet Muhammad (SAW) Mirwaiz said, the religion of Islam and Muslims were facing conspiracies today being hatched by imperial and Zionist powers can only be countered by following the teachings of Islam, Sunnah of Prophet Muhammad (SAW) and the holy book of Quran in letter and spirit.
Mirwaiz has prayed to the Almighty Allah to make all of us better Muslims and love our beloved Prophet Muhammad (SAW) with more passion and dedication. On the occasion of Khawaja Digar, the congregational Asar prayers offered at revered shrine of Khawja Naqshband (RA) at Khawja Bazar on 3 Rabi-ul-Awal (Monday), Mirwaiz will deliver a sermon after Zuhr (afternoon) prayers wherein he will shed life on the Prophet (SAW) life and the autobiography of Khajwa Sahib (RA).
Meanwhile, APHC spokesman strongly condemned the fresh wave of CASOs and nocturnal raids in Tral, Kokernag, Kulgam, Bandipora, Shopian and other areas, arrest of youth, harassment to inmates and vandalising the properties terming it highly undemocratic act. The spokesman said forces laced with unbridled powers are unleashing terror across the length and breadth of Kashmir knowing the fact that they won’t be held accountable for their misdeeds. The spokesman strongly denounced the force’s are now targeting Masjids as seen in Trehgam, Kupwara where even a local Imam of the Masjid was detained for no fault.
In the meanwhile, on the call of JRL, a protest march was taken out at Jamia Masjid after Friday prayers against the ultimate form of repression being inflicted on the people of Kashmir, especially in the villages. The protesters comprising AAC and APHC workers and activists demanded end to the killing spree, arrest wave and CASOs.