Vice President and Imam of Anjuman Auqaf Jama Masjid Srinagar Maulana Ahmad Syed Naqshbandi highlighted the social issues facing people of Jammu and Kashmir especially the valley in his Friday sermon at the historic grand mosque, today.
He said that many moral and social depravities have permeated the society that need to be addressed and reformed.
He said people should take stock of their lives and actions in the light of Quranic teachings and the Sunnah of the Prophet (PBUH).
He said that all sections of people, religious figures, institutions and civil society members demand the release of Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and ease of restrictions on him.
He deplored that all appeals for his release have gone in vain, so far, and his detention has led to suspension of his religious and social obligations,
Ahmad Syed Naqshbandi, on the eve of the holy month of Ramadan, made a strong appeal to the authorities to immediately end the detention of Mirwaiz Umar Farooq so that he can resume the centuries-old work of dawah.—KMS