BAREILLY—A unit of Dharmik Jan Morcha was constituted in Bareilly (Uttar Pradesh) on Sunday. A seminar entitled ‘The Role of Religion in Communal Harmony’ was organized on this occasion. The religious leaders emphasized socio-religious unity and promoting communal harmony.
Around a hundred men and women attended the program.
The program was presided over by the Vice President of Jamaat-e-Islami Hind, Prof Salim Engineer who is the national convener of the Dharmik Jan Morach.
The JIH Vice President said “Religion unites all human beings and encourages them for unity, peace and harmony in the society. Some political leaders defame religion by using it for political purposes which must be avoided. Dharmik Jan Morcha has been working in India since 2001. He said that all religious leaders should go to the people and remove their misconceptions and make them aware of the religious teachings. He said that religion does not teach hatred. Religion is a message of peace. He presented the elaborated meaning of Islam and said Islam meant surrendering oneself before the will of Allah. He added that the main aim of this Dharmik Jan Morcha was not to tell the virtues of religions but to try to allay the misconceptions that are found among us.
Those who spoke on the occasion include Brahmakumari Parvati of Bareilly, Dr. Rajiv Prachandiya of Aligarh, JIH President UP (West), Zamirul Hasan Khan, Bhante Vimal Bodhji of Meerut, Sikh religious leaders Gyani Kale Singh and Gyani Surjit Singh, Bhante Jagan Singh of Bareilly, Madhu Sharma, Rakesh, Swami Braj Kakarji of Sanatana Dharma, Rajkumar Samasho, Father Roman Roni, and JIH National Secretary Mohammad Ahmad.
JIH Secretary (national affairs), JIH (UP West), Rafiquzzaman Khan conducted the program. Dr. Ittehad Alam elaborated on the aims and objectives of establishing the Dharmik Jan Morcha. Ahmad Aziz Khan proposed the vote of thanks.