Srinagar, Feb 07: Chairman of the Organization of Taleem-ul-Madaris Sufi Jammu and Kashmir, Maulvi Muhammad Ashraf and 24 other prominent minority scholars of late met Prime Minister NarendraModi and Vice President JagdeepDunkar at the Upper House of the Parliament of India.
The meeting, in which 25 distinguished scholars who represent various minority religions across the nation, aimed to address the challenges faced by minority communities and foster dialogue on unity and humanity.
Haji Syed Salman Chasti of GadinashinDargah Ajmer Sharif, accompanied by Satnam Singh Sindhu, Founder of Chandigarh University, led the discussions with Prime Minister Modi and Vice President JagdeepDunkar.
Supported by Maulvi Ashraf and other scholars, they emphasised the urgent need to recognize and address the concerns of minority groups, highlighting the rich educational and spiritual heritage bestowed by Sufi ancestors.
During the visit, Syed Salman Chasti eloquently articulated the diverse problems encountered by minority communities and advocated for a positive interpretation of their contributions to society. He urged immediate action through dialogue to resolve these issues, emphasising the importance of appreciating the inherent goodness of humanity.
Acknowledging the pressing need to address these challenges, Prime Minister Modi and Vice President Dunkar pledged their commitment to finding solutions and expressed gratitude for the opportunity presented by the minority scholars. They recognized the invaluable contributions of Sufi teachings in fostering unity, dialogue, and humanism.
The meeting provided a platform to underscore the significance of Sufi teachings in promoting unity and humanity in the multicultural fabric of India. Scholars emphasised the importance of setting aside individual concerns to collectively work towards the betterment of humanity.