Jamaat-e-Islami Hind Vice President Salim Engineer and other religious leaders have formed a united front “Dharmik Jan Morcha” in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, to promote peace and friendship.
NEW DELHI – Leaders of different religions have formed a âDharmik Jan Morchaâ religious front in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh to promote mutual love, brotherhood and friendship among people of all faiths.
The announcement of the formation of this religious front was made at a press conference at the end of a conference. The press conference was attended by leaders of different faiths.
Jamaat-e-Islami Hind (JIH) Vice President Prof. Salim Engineer will be the national organizer of Dharmik Jan Morcha ‘.
Morcha was formed in eight states around the country with the aim of promoting peace and friendship in society.
Besides Professor Salim Engineer, Bhikshu Gyan Lok, Bhikkhu Kaushal Buddha, Father RB Roy, Maulana Saif Abbas Naqvi, Abhishek Jain, PK Jain, Devinder Pal Verma, Brahma Kumari Nandini, Brahma Kumari Kusum, Maulana Tahir Madani, Satish Tripathi, Dr Mohammad Faisal, lawyer Mr. Akram Khan and others attended the joint press conference in Lucknow.
Speaking on the occasion, the vice president of JIH said that India is a unique country in the world with a diversity where people live together despite different beliefs and beliefs.
Professor Salim Engineer said: âFor thousands of years India has preserved this important heritage. Our religious leaders and institutions have played a vital role in preserving this heritage. They always taught their disciples how to live in mutual love and share each other’s sorrows and joys. Sadly, some people are now trying to damage this long-standing legacy for their political interests. They want to spoil the peaceful atmosphere of the country by spreading hatred among different groups in society. This peace-loving society is threatened by certain elements, which push the society towards moral degradation. Therefore, it is, once again, the responsibility of these social leaders to come forward and play their role in establishing peace and harmony in the country.
On the occasion, the representative of Bhikshu Samaj, Bhikshu Gyan Lok said that “society needs such people who work to unite it and in such a situation, when people hate each other, it becomes our responsibility to teach the lesson of love “.
Representing the Christian community, Father RB Roy of the Methodist Church pointed out that there were other issues in society that needed to be talked about. He said “the country would back down rather than move forward, with things that evoked community hatred, ignoring real issues like rising unemployment, inflation and development.”
Representative of the Jain community, Abhishek Jain said that religious leaders should teach mutual love and brotherhood among their devotees and that they should also understand that only mutual love can save this country from the fire of hatred.
Shia cleric Maulana Saif Abbas Naqvi said Islam and other religions teach that all human beings are brothers. “If believers of all faiths, following the teachings of their religion, nurture mutual love and affection, then the community riots will automatically end,” he said.
It is relevant to mention here that the Dharmik Jan Morcha aims to initiate discussions and dialogues between people of different religions to promote mutual love, brotherhood and friendship in the country, work together to eradicate the common ills of society, dispel common misconceptions among followers of various faiths, create a free environment for people to follow their religions, mobilize for weak and oppressed sections of society, and sensitize citizens to their guaranteed cultural and religious freedom by the Constitution of India.