Chairman, Central Imam Hussain Council, Dr. Ghazanfar Mehdi presided over the Jashan-e-Ghadir Conference held in connection with celebrations of the 1432nd anniversary of the proclamation of Wilayat-e- Ali and the Holy Hadith of the Holy Prophet (PBUH) and organized by the Markazi Imam Hussain Council in collaboration with the Punjab Arts Council Rawalpindi here on Tuesday.
Addressing the conference, Dr. Ghazanfar Mehdi said that two hadiths of Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH) about Hazrat Ali are very important. Firstly, ‘I am the city of knowledge and Ali is its door’ and secondly, ‘Ali is the master of what I am’.
He said that in the light of these hadiths, all the saints consider Hazrat Ali as the first Imam of the universe and the first Imam.
Allama Ayaz Zaheer Hashmi said that in order to understand the state of Madinah, it is necessary to shed light on the deeds and teachings of Hazrat Ali.