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Ulama Mashaikh urged to play role in forging unity among masses

Staff Reporter
Secretary General, Jamaat e Islami, Liaqat Baloch, has said that the Ulama and the Mashaikh are the centres of love and respect of the masses and they should play their important role in forging unity and harmony among the people.
Addressing the international ulema and mashaikh conference in Islamabad, he said that the way or the Maslak of the Muslims all over the world was one, the Quran and the Sunnah. He said that each religious Maslak had its significance but the Quran and the Sunnah were the real and the middle path.
He said that hatred, extremism and intolerance gave birth to dissent and chaos and the Ulama should strive to overcome hatred by promoting common concerns and common goals.
The JI Secretary General said the mosques, madrissahs, shrines, the Khatibs and the preachers were important pillars of the Muslim society and they should realize their high status and come forward for mitigating the sufferings of the masses, especially solving the economic problems facing the society.
Liaqat Baloch disapproved the crackdown against the Madrissahs and said that the religious parties would make every sacrifice for the protection of the Madrissahs.
He said that Islam was the biggest supporter of the women rights but the secular lobby had pitted the women against the Ulama through a conspiracy. As such, he said, the Ulama should play their role for safeguarding the women rights.
He said it was time that the Ulama and the Mashaikh stood united for the protection of the historic 22 points of ulama the code of conduct and the concept of Khatm e Nubuwwat.