|Source: News Bharati |
Pune, November 15 : “Kashmir is an integral part of India & no power in the world will succeed in tearing it apart from India”, said Gulam Ali ‘Engineer’, a prominent social worker from Jammu. Speaking here in a seminar on Kashmir, he also declared that the Indian Muslims will oppose any attempt to isolate Kashmir from India.
Muslim Rashtriya Manch is carrying out an awareness campaign in the nation about the Kashmir issue. Maharashtra state branch had organized a seminar – ‘Ham Hindusthani, Kashmir Hindusthan ka’ (हम हिंदुस्थानी, कश्मीर हिंदुस्थान का’) in Pune as part of the campaign. Shri. Gulam Ali was speaking as the chief guest at the seminar held at the Pune Patrakar Bhavan’s Cummins hall. Pune University ex-VC Dr.S.N. Navalgundkar presided the seminar. Rashtriya Muslim Manch office berarers Latif Magdum, Irfan Ali Pirjade & Virag Pachpor were also present.
Shri. Gulam Ali, who himself hails from Jammu, accused that “the Kashmiri muslims are being exploited & desiccated in the name of Islam for years together. Muslims should stand now as a force for the India. We all are Indian first, even if our language & religions are different.” Shri. Gulam Ali called upon the muslims to ignore the politicians who are hell-bent upon deviding the society. He also called upon the society to stand united against divisive forces to make India stronger.
Delivering the presidential address, Dr.Navlgundkar said that, “Jammu & Kashmir is the very crucial state from security point of view for India. Today China is also bullying India from all corners. We should trade cautiously & observe caution. It’s the call of the time to strengthen the emotion of National Integration among the Indian society.”
Shri. Virag Pachpore, who is the organizing secretary of the Rashtriya Muslim Manch for Gujrat & Maharashtra, talked about the Kashmir problem, while introducing the theme of the seminar. In his foreword to the seminar, Shri.Latif Magdum, who is also a office bearer of Azam Campus - a prominent educational institution in the camp area of Pune, introduced the activities of the Muslim Rashtriya Manch.
Muslim Satyashodhak Samaj’s Sayyadbhai also spoke about the Kashmir issue & it’s effects. He assured the audience that the Muslim Satyashodhak Samaj will continue to support any activities to secure Kashmir’s integrity with India.
Prof.Rahin Shaikh compered while Irfan Ali Pirjade proposed a vote of thanks.