There is no place for terrorism in Islam: Maulana Madni

Last Updated: Sunday, January 17, 2010 - 23:28

Jalna (Maha): MP and senior leader of
Jamiat-ul Ulema Hind, Maulana Syed Mehmood Asad Madni said he
would oppose the Central Madarsa Board which infringes
religious and cultural identity of Madarsa.

Madni was speaking at a conference `Usol-e Insaf` held
at the Urdu High School compound here today.

He said that the government should give reservation to
Muslims without disturbing other quotas. He said the UPA
government should amend the Constitution and bring a bill of
reservation in the Parliament. However, Madni said that
Muslims should pursue education as qualities and brains would
be valued and respected.

He urged Muslims to prepare a vision of 20 years for
spreading education in the community. He said that education
is solution for all problems.

He lambasted the Maharashtra government for arresting
innocent persons. He said the accused should not be branded as
a criminal. An accused, irrespective of caste and religious,
should not be declared criminal unless the court declares. He
appealed the Muslims not to fall prey to emotive issues which
are obstacles of their development. He appealed the community
to be aware of deceivers who provoke the community.

He said that where there is justice there is
development. "No country can be developed without prevailing
justice." He alleged that Muslims are being sidelined. He said
that Muslim is not minority in the country they are
shareholders and not tenant in the country. However, he said
that Muslims should know their responsibility as well as their
rights.

There is no place for terrorism in Islam, he said. "We
do not give the answer of violence to violence," he said.
Rights can be achieved through peaceful and democratic manner,
he said.

PTI



First Published: Sunday, January 17, 2010 - 23:28

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