Islam has no relation with terrorism: ulama
Milli Gazette Online
Dhaka: Leading ulama of India, Pakistan and Bangladesh on 1 April categorically said that there was no room for terrorism in Islam. Addressing a grand conference at Paltan Maidan here, they called upon the Muslim Ummah to get united for establishment of Islam. Jamiat-e-Ulema-e-Islam organised the conference.
Terming Bush and Blair as the two top terrorists in the world, the ulema alleged that anti-Islamic forces started attacking Muslims describing Islam as a religion of terrorists. "Indeed, Islam is the religion of peace, justice and parity," the speakers said.
Presided over by Maulana Ashraf Ali Biswanathi, president of the organisation, the conference was addressed by Mufti Sharaf Uddin and Allama Syed Arshad Al Madani of India, Maulana Mufti Fazlur Rahman, leader of the Opposition in Pakistan National Assembly and Maulana Obaidul Haq, Khatib of Baitul Mukarram National Mosque, Mufti Fazlul Haque Amini, Chairman of a faction of Islami Oikya Jote and Maulana Shah Ahmadullah
Mufti Fazlul Haque Amini said four-party alliance was forged only to contest elections and the unity was not based on ideals. "We will not accept anything un-Islamic," he said. He hoped that Islam would be established in the country, as it was liberated in the name of Islam. Maulana Mohiuddin Khan readout the declaration of the conference in which the ulema urged to stop harassment and withdrawal of foreign forces from the Islamic countries, Iraq and Afghanistan.
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