Srinagar, Aug 7: Mirwaiz-e-Kashmir Dr Moulvi Muhammad Umar Farooq, who continues to be under house arrest for the last two years, has paid glowing tributes to the Rightly Guided Second Caliph of Islam, Ameer-ul-Moomineen Hazrat Umar Farooq (RA) on his martyrdom anniversary.
Mirwaiz paid rich tributes to Hazrat Umar Farooq (RA) for his glorious and unparalleled services to Islam, his conquests and his immense sacrifices and tireless efforts for the Islamic movement.
This fearless, strong and the just leader of Islam, during his golden period, brought justice, fairness, freedom, equality, religious tolerance and humanity to the world, Mirwaiz said, adding that in addition to popularising Islamic and universal principles of serving the people, Hazrat Umar Farooq’s (RA) contribution in preaching and propagating the message of Islam is unparalleled and historic and they remain a beacon of light until the Day of Judgement.
Mirwaiz termed the invaluable deeds and benevolence of the Rightly Guided Caliph (RA) as immortal and unforgettable at every level and in every respect.
At this stage, Mirwaiz said the life and teachings of Ameer-ul-Moomineen Hazrat Farooq-e-Azam (RA) is ideal for Muslims, and termed his high teachings, principles and etiquette of governance as a beacon for the present rulers and nobles all over the world
There is a dire need to follow the instructions of Hazrat Umar Farooq (RA) in our lives, Mirwaiz said