World Peace Conference
Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind announces World Peace Conference
Maulana Mahmood A Madani, General Secretary, Jamiat Ulama-I-Hind addresses the media.
10 December 2013, New Delhi
Leading Indian Islamic organization Jamiat Ulama-I-Hind announces the World Peace Conference at a press conference addressed by leading Islamic scholar and politician Maulana Mahmood A Madani, General Secretary, Jamiat Ulama-I-Hind in the Capital. Organized by the Sheikhul-Hind Educational Charitable Trust, the World Peace Conference is India’s first initiative to establish a positive dialogue through mutual understanding of Islam. The event, which will be held between 13 and 14 December in Deoband will be attended by leading South Asian and British Islamic scholar, and will mark the centenary celebrations of the Sheikh-Ul Hind Maulana Mahmood Hasan Silk Letter Movement.
The two day conference seeks to highlight the role and duties of the Ulama, in the larger context of establishing national peace and harmonious relations with the community. The conference will seek to use an Islamic perspective to arrive at solutions to issues like communal conflict between religions and various Muslim theological groups, and social evils like sexual exploitation, alcoholism, and drugs.
The conference will feature prominent keynote addresses from Muslim scholars from across India and Pakistan, including Maulana Riyasat Ali Bijnori (Darul Uloom Deoband), Mufti Mohammad Salman Mansoorpuri (Madrasa Shahi Moradabad), Maulana Khalilur Rahman Sajjad Noumani and Maulana Fazlur Rahman (Pakistan). Prominent guests of honor include delegates from Pakistan, UK, Maldives, Nepal, Bangladesh, Myanmar and Sri Lanka.
A follow up event in Ramlila Maidan, New Delhi will be organised to share common consensus from the conference. The event will see thousands of Muslims from all walks of life take a pledge towards peace and non-violence.
About Jamiat Ulama-I-Hind Jamiat Ulama-I-Hind is among leading Islamic organizations in India. Founded in 1919 by leading Muslim scholars, the organisation’s network spans across India. Jamiat Ulama-I-Hind works to promote a nationalistic philosophy, secularism and Muslim welfare