Hyderabad, 03 Rabiul Awwal 1434/14 January 2013 (IslamOnline/MINA) – Islam, being the only true religion, contains the solutions of every problem and challenges which are being faced by the people of any religion or background all over the world. This was said by the National President of Jamat-e-Islami Hind (JIH), Moulana Jalaluddin Umri.
He inaugurated the three-day “Spring of Islam” conference organized by Jamat-e-Islami Hind at the Indian city of Hyderabad on Friday morning. He shared his views on Islam while speaking at the inaugural session of the conference which was attended by a large number of men and women.
JIH President said that Bahar-e-Islam (Spring of Islam) is the need of humanity to relive itself from the problems of life. He, in his address, explained the need of building a society based on the Islamic principles of peace and justice.
On the inspiration of the conference the Arab spring which bought revolution in the Muslim world, JIH president said that Arab spring is nothing but spring of Islam in which humanity is released from the chains of slavery.
President of Jamat-e-Islami (Andhra Pradesh and Odisha), Khaja Arifuddin, in his presidential address said that the era of atom bomb war is over. He urged Muslims to present the ideology of Islam as a solution to the problems face by mankind.
Khaja Arifuddin said that western culture and economic system has declined and become unpopular, not only in the east but even in the places of its origins. He said that moral pollution of the western culture has shown its negative results and mankind is searching for an alternative.
He added that Islamic law and principles are based on the human nature that is why Islam has awarded death penalty for rape.
“Earlier when we demanded death penalty for rape we were branded as extremists, but now even the politicians from the opposition parties are echoing our demand on the basis of Human nature,” Khaja Arifuddin said.
After the inaugural session and Friday prayers, the venue Nizam College ground was full packed with consecutive sessions organized with separate sittings for women, apart from Girls Islamic Organization’s own leadership development session for girls.
Discover Islam exhibition was also designed for the participants inaugurated by the Editor Siasat Urdu daily, Zahid Ali Khan, in the afternoon. A separate cultural session for physically challenged persons was also organized mainly attended by the students of JIH run Ideal Information Center for Disabled.
The session for Ulema (Islamic scholars) saw huge gathering which was addressed by many well-known Islamic scholars. In the evening, Student Islamic Organization of India organized a session for young students on importance of building up Islamic leadership. This was addressed by research scholars and SIO National President, Ashfaq Ahmed Shareef.
A cultural mushaira gathering (Poetry Session) was also arranged for the participants in the end of the first day. The conference which contained 18 sessions continued till January 13. (T/R-022/R-006)
Mi’raj News Agency (MINA)