ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: Peaceful demonstrations and rallies were organized by TNFJ’s youth wing Mukhtar Organisation (MO) Pakistan Friday on the call of Tehreek NafazFiqh-e-Jafariya in connection with the Universal AshraSadiqAal-e-Muhammad (A.S.) demanding restoration of dignity of shrines of Mashaheer-e-Islam and holy places. Voice of protest was raised against the destruction of more than 160 Masajid and Islamic Symbols and shrines of religious elders including forefather of Hazoor-e-Akram (SAAW) HazratHashim, Khatoon-e-Jannat Hazrat Fatima Zahra (S.A.), and Hazrat Imam Jafar-e-Sadiq (A.S.) in 1924.
In Federal Capital Islamabad, a protest mourning rally was taken out from National Press Club which was led by Secretary General TNFJ Syed Shujaat Ali Bokhari, AllamaGuftar Hussain Sadiqi, Allama Syed Zahid Abbas Kazmi, AllamaMohsin Ali Hamdani, AllamaAbul Hassan Taqi, AllamaFakhar Abbas Abidi, Mufti BasimZahiri, AllamaWaqar Hussain Qummi, Al-Haj Ghulam Murtaza Chauhan, Co-Chairman Mukhtar Organisation Syed Shahab Rivzi, Central President Mali Ali Furqani, Syed Samar Al-Hassan Naqvi, Haji Mukhtar Shah, Syed Muhammad Abbas Kazmi, Syed Ali Zain Naqvi, Syed Ali Ajwad Naqvi, Syed Ali Raza Jafri, Zulfiqar Ali Raja, Syed NaeemKazmi, Zakir Syed Zamir Hussain Kazmi, Syed Nawazish Ali Bokhari, Shaukat Jafri, Naseer Hussain Sabzwari, other religious leaders and Matmi Salaars.
The participants of the demonstration raised the voice of protest against desecration and humiliation of Islamic holy places, destruction of shrines of Hazrat Imam Jafar-e-Sadiq (A.S.) and other Aaimma Huda, Sahaba Kubaar (R.A.) and UmmahatulMomineen, in JannatulBaqee, destruction of shrines of AnbiaKaraam, pious Sahaba Kubaar (R.A.) and Masheer-e-Islam in Iraq and Syria, and attacks on shrines of AuliaKaraam in Pakistan. They expressed solidarity with the Pakistan’s Armed Forces busy in operation against terrorism. They also raised protest slogans against the dilapidated condition of shrines of holy personalities and called upon all international organisations including the United Nations to play their effective role for the reconstruction of shrines of all those who are resting in historic graveyards of JannatulBaqee and JannatulMoallah in Makkah Mukarramah and Medina Munawwarah.
The rally turned out into public meeting after reaching China Chowk at Jinnah Avenue where Allama Syed Qamar Haider Zaidi addressed the participants of the rally and presented the special message of Quaid-i-MillatJafariya Agha Syed Hamid Ali Shah Moosavi in which he made it clear that protection of joint heritage, Symbols, remains and signs, and stopping these from being destruction or loss is included in the United Nations Charter. He said the world of humanity is banking all their hopes on this organization since its inception but it did not resolve even a single issue of the oppressed and deprived nations rather it fulfilled the interests of the colonial powers instead.
The participants of the rally raised vociferous slogans in favour of the resolutions presented by Jawad Awan that included strong condemnation of desecration of holy shrines of forefathers of the Rasool-e-Khuda (SAAW), UmmahatulMomineen (R.A.), his beloved daughter Hazrat Fatima Zehra (S.A.), and AaimmaAhle Bait (A.S.) including Imam Jafar-e-Sadiq (A.S.) in JannatulBaqee and JannatulMoallah. It also demanded restoration of the dignity of these shrines. The participants of the rally expressed complete solidarity in the guiding leadership of Quaid-i-MillatJafariya Agha Syed Hamid Ali Shah Moosavi and reiterated their resolved to offer any sacrifice on his call for the protection of rights and beliefs of the Maktab-e-Tashih, promotion of unity and brotherhood and for the supremacy of religion and motherland. Later, the participants returned to the National Press Club while reciting NohaKhwani and Matamdari where they dispersed peacefully.
Similar rallies were also taken out under the auspices of Mukhtar Organisation in Peshawar, Faisalabad, Larkana, Karachi, Lahore, Jhang, Khairpur, Hyderabad, Sialkot, Muzaffarabad, Gilgit, Quetta, and other areas.