He appealed to the leaders of different religions to raise their voice against such forces and use their role to remove any misunderstanding among the people and work unitedly to make India a strong nation.
Doval’s remarks at the Inter-Religious Conference for Communal Harmony organized by the All India Sufi Sajjad Nasheen Parishad (AISSC) here came after prominent leaders of various religions passed a resolution in the meeting calling for a “ban on organisations”. to like Popular Front of India (PFI)”.
PFI, a fundamentalist, pan-India Islamic organisation, is being linked to the recent killing of two persons in Amravati UdaipurAfter allegedly speaking in favor of the former BJP spokesperson of the victims Nupur Sharmaon social media.
Addressing the inter-religious meeting, Doval said: “The way India has progressed over the years has benefited all communities and citizens. But some forces are creating an atmosphere of negativity, which is hindering the national progress.”
He said that it is the responsibility of every citizen to speak out against such attempts by “a very small section”, and work unitedly to clear any misconceptions and assure all communities that they are a part of India. are integral parts that have always permeated its citizens. To practice their respective religions independently.
NSA Said that while the “minor section” was making loud noises to amplify their negative campaign, the majority who do not share their views remain mute spectators. Calling upon religious leaders who have “both good intentions and ability” to counter the negative campaign, and recalling the rich Sufi tradition that has most flourished in India, Doval urged them to speak up and speak to all religions. Asked to give your views in favor of assimilation. And patriotism, can be heard.
“We need to come together to combat misconceptions and make every citizen feel a sense of belonging to the nation and be assured that he can freely exercise his faith… I need to fight negativity not for us but for our future generations.” ,
Describing the world as ‘jihad’ in a political sense was first used by Indian Muslims in 1915 when six Indian ulema formed a provisional government in Afghanistan, with the NSA stating that jihad meant struggle against wrong, injustice and foreign rule. was.
“Jihad then did not mean a fight against any particular community,” he said, adding that India needed to maintain its identity socially and culturally as a free-thinking nation.
AISSC, which organized the Inter-Fatah meeting, is an Islamic, social and cultural organization that claims to “serve humanity and spread the blessed teaching of the Prophet”.
The council works under the patronage of Hazrat Diwan Syed Zainul Abedin Ali Khan, Hereditary Sajjadanshin of Dargah Hazrat. Khwaja Garib Nawaz and under Hazrat Syed Naseeruddin ChishtiALSSC chief and Jansheen Diwan Sahab Dargah Ajmer Sharif.