Jaipur, October 19: A three-member delegation of Jamaat-e-Islami Hind visited the Jaipur Central Jail here in the morning of Eid Al-Azha on 16th October. The delegation spent three hours inside the jail during which they offered Eid prayers with the inmates and had lunch with them. The delegation was led by Mohammad Salim Engineer, National Secretary, Jamaat-e-Islami Hind. He was accompanied by Dr. Mohammad Iqbal Siddiqi, Secretary, Jamaat-e-Islami Rajasthan and Mohammad Nazimuddin, member state advisory council of the state Jamaat.
Mohammad Salim Engineer delivered Eid sermon. In his 20-minute speech before the 400 Muslim prisoners, he highlighted the sacrifice and trials of Prophet Hazrat Ibrahim (pbuh) and asked the inmates to observe patience as the Prophet Ibrahim did and only then they can get success.
He called upon the Muslim inmates to show Islamic character through their deeds and acts inside the jail. This can impress the inmates and they can realize the real message of Islam.
Jamaat leader also prayed for the early release of the inmates so that they can restart their life with their families.
After Eid prayers, Jamaat leaders had lunch with around 800 people including Non Muslim prisoners and Jail staffers. The lunch was jointly hosted by Jamaat-e-Islami Rajasthan and some other social groups.