Jamia Nagar group vows to work for spread of knowledge
OT, July 8, 2012 16:08 IST
Okhla Times Reporter/New Delhi
Around dozen Muslim student organizations participated in a national seminar Muslim Youth and Revival of Society under the banner of Federation of Islamic Youth Organisations (FIYO) in New Delhi on Sunday.
The delegations of various organizations from across the country discussed ways to empower Muslim youth in various field of modern educations and to develop leadership qualities to lead society toward constructive purpose, according to a release issued by Jamia Nagar-based FIYO.
Shahi Imam of Masjid Fatehpuri, Delhi, Mufti Mohammad Mukarram Ahmad encouraged students and youth to face the challenges among the Muslim community through education and character.
While addressing the gathering, he siad: “Muslim community is facing huge challenges and this is duty of Muslim students and youths to equip themselves through various kinds of education and morality. We have to show to the people through our words and deeds that we are a progressive, educated and peaceful community and can lead the nation.”
Also he said that the anti-Muslim forces want to degrade the Muslim youth and it is challenge for us we have to move forward.
“We should change our attitude and move forward to face challenges. No one can harm us until we have patient and steadfastness,” he pointed out.
Convener of FIYO Abidur Rahman welcomed representatives of various organizations and emphasized to work together against the modern evils among youth like illiteracy and immorality.
Mufti Arshad Faroqui of Markazi Jamiatul Ulama emphasized on unity and said the responsibility of Muslim students is to plan systematically to achieve their educational goals and produce engineers, doctors along with molvi and mufti.
Suhail Akhtar Qasmi of Jamaat-e-Islami Hind and senior journalist Alim Naqvi also addressed the gathering.
Representatives of other student organizations shared their views on the issue and decided to work with FIYO.
PHOTO CAPTION: Participants at the seminar in New Delhi