By TCN Staff Reporter
Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India: Three day Spring of Islam conference by Jamate-e-Islami Hind at Hyderabad was inaugurated by JIH national president Moulana Jalaluddin Umri on Friday morning.
In the inaugural session of the conference attended by both men and women JIH president said Bahar-e-Islam (Spring of Islam) is the need of humanity to relive itself from the glitches of life. Maulana Umri in his address explained the need of building a society based on the Islamic principles of peace and justice.
Khaja Arifuddin president, Jamaat-e-Islami (Andhra Pradesh and Odisha) in his presidential address said the era of atom bomb war is over and now it is the age of Ideological war, he asked Muslims to present the ideology of Islam as a solution to the problems face by mankind.
Khaja Arifuddin said Western culture and economic system has declined and became unpopular, not only in east but even in the places of its origins. He said moral pollution of the western culture has shown its negative results and mankind is searching for an alternative.
He said 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 own leadership development session for girls.
Discover Islam exhibition was also designed for the participants which were inaugurated by 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 was also arranged for the participants in the end of the first day. The conference which contained 18 sessions will continue till January 13.