AIUMB statement on Kasmir Ceasefire: Need for complete cessation of violence

President of All India Ulama & Mashaikh Board (AIUMB), Hazrat Sayed Ashraf Kichchauchwi, during a day-long meeting at a branch of the Board, has welcomed the Centre’s decision to stop operation of security forces in Jammu & Kashmir during the holy month of Ramazan.

Hazrat stressed that people in Jammu and Kshmir are tired of continuous clashes between the militants and the military in several parts of the region. “Therefore, nothing could be better than prevalence of peace and security during the holy month of Ramazan”, he said.

He added saying: “For this noble peace cause to be achieved, the holy month of Ramazan is the best occasion. It is harbinger of goodwill, bonhomie and harmony.” Hazrat ardently appealed to both the state and the people for extending their sincere cooperation in establishment of peace in the region by all possible means.

The AIUMB President stressed the need for complete cessation of violence in every part of the country. He also appealed to the Government of India to take concrete initiatives for finding a long-lasting solution to the issues and conflicts like Kashmir.


By: Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi