The Muttahida Majlis-e-Ulema (MMU) Jammu and Kashmir — a conglomerate of Kashmir’s non secular clerics — on Sunday denounced the makes an attempt being made to undermine the Muslim identification of Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK) by asking Muslim college students in faculties and academic establishments to sing Hindu non secular songs and do Surya Namaskar.
According to an official assertion, a gathering of the conglomerate was held at Jama Masjid in Srinagar. The clerics stated that the makes an attempt damage the non secular sentiments of Muslims and create anguish in them.
“The MMU Jammu and Kashmir expresses deep and serious concern over attempts being made to weaken the Muslim identity of this ‘Valley of Saints’ and strongly regrets activities being implemented through schools and educational institutions aimed at furthering the Hindutva agenda in Kashmir,” it added.
“This meeting expresses serious resentment against imposing acts in the name of yoga and morning prayers in educational institutions wherein Muslim students are made to chant Bhajans and at times asked to perform Surya Namaskar. This is against the fundamentals of our religious practices.”
The press launch stated that the assembly notifies the federal government, schooling division and anxious businesses that such actions won’t be tolerated by the Muslims in IIOJK as it’s a direct problem to their non secular and Islamic beliefs.
“As such MMU appeals to the government and authorities concerned to immediately withdraw its orders and stop such practices in educational institutions, which deeply hurt the religious sentiments of Muslims and cause them grief.”
The assembly urged the dad and mom that if their kids are compelled to take part in un-Islamic actions in authorities faculties, they need to withdraw their kids from these faculties and enrol them in personal faculties. It additionally urged Muslim lecturers to keep away from selling such unIslamic actions and provides choice to their religion and Imaan.
The MMU expressed satisfaction that Friday prayers and 5 day by day prayers at the moment are being allowed by the authorities at central Jama Masjid Srinagar and persons are not being stopped from assembling on the mosque as such appeals to authorities to now launch its patron and Mirwaiz Kashmir Molvi Umar Farooq and finish his unlawful home arrest since August 2019, in wake of the approaching holy month of Rabiul Awwal in order that he can pursue his non secular obligations and duties.
The assembly additionally raised its voice in robust protest towards tarnishing the popularity of Islamic centres and Muslim establishments in IIOJK by arbitrary arrests of Islamic students, preachers and imams and reserving them beneath PSA and sending them to outdoors Jails. “It condemns this act and calls for their immediate release,” it additional stated.