Muslim Federation appeals community to avoid unwarranted steps on Eid

Excelsior Correspondent
JAMMU, Sept 20: Muslim Federation Jammu has appealed to the community not to take any unwarranted step on the occasion of Eid-ul-Azha, which may hurt the sentiments of other people of different faith.
The appeal was made during a meeting of the Federation, held here today under the chairmanship of Abdul Majid and attended by prominent people of the Muslim community.
During the meeting, Majid urged the people from majority as well as the minority community in Jammu province to be aware from some anti-social elements from both the sides for maintaining the communal harmony in the region. “We are thankful to the majority community of this region for providing its full support in maintaining brotherly atmosphere on several occasions but there are some misled person who exploit the community for their political and personal interests, he observed.
Expressing serious concern over the issue of cow slaughtering, the Federation appealed to the Muslims of Jammu province not to take any unwarranted steps on the occasion of Eid-ul-Azha, which may hurt the sentiment of brethren community.
The meet also criticized the Government for its alleged non-serious approach towards the controversial issue, which damages the communal harmony in the region. The meet also authorized the Federation president to take up these issues with the concerned authorities of the Government and also with the organizations of other community to maintain peace and friendly relations.
The Federation members also deliberated over the issues, like Forest land, placement and posting of Muslim officers in Government departments, sacreligious activities, etc.
The meeting was attended by the representatives of Anjum-I-Imamia Jammu, Anjuman Haideri New Plot Jammu, secretary Gujjar Islahi Committee, District president Ahle Hadees, chairman Masjid Committee, Lakhdata Bazar Jammu, Khalid Hussain (Ex DC), Sheikh Mehmood Ahmed (Retd SSP), Nasir Ahmed Mir (president Transport Union), and representatives of other Muslim organizations.


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