Monthly Archives: August 2019

The Scrapping of Article 370: Facts and Impacts

✍️ Sayyid Jadheer Ahsan (Malappuram) for WordForPeace.com Article 370 is the most debated and controversial provisions of the constitution. It came into effect in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir in 1949 and was supposed to be a temporary provision. However, it kept on for decades even though many political bellwethers and other prominent people in the country demanded …

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Prof. Khwaja Ikram at AIUMB’s conclave: “Muslims never lagged behind in sacrificing their life for the country”

WordForPeace Special Correspondent New Delhi: 25 August The one-day seminar organized by All India Ulama and Mashaikh Board at Delhi’s Ghalib Academy on the theme “Participation of Muslims in the creation and development of India” successfully concluded with the remarkable message from the Chief Guest, Professor Khwaja Mohammad Ikramuddin of Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi. He said: “Muslims never lagged behind …

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Indian Urdu poet and theorist Shamsur Rahman Faruqi held aloft the light of literature 

WordForPeace.com Urdu Section Eminent Urdu poet, fiction writer, critic and theorist Shamsur Rahman Faruqi, 84, has held aloft the light of literature all his life, ever since he formally began writing in 1960. His contribution to Urdu literature and criticism has been immense. An authority on classical prosody and ilm-e-bayaan (the science of poetic discourse), he has formulated fresh modes of literary …

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कश्मीर के मखदूम साहिब: नैतिकता-आधारित आध्यात्मिकता की एक बौद्धिक विरासत 

ग़ुलाम रसूल देहलवी (grdehlavi@gmail.com) WordForPeace.com कश्मीर के हम्जा मखदुम, जोकि “मखदुम साहिब” और “सुल्तान-उल-आरिफ़िन (वास्तविक संतों के राजा) के रूप में लोकप्रिय हैं, उन्हें घाटी में “विश्व के लिये प्रिय” (महबूब-उल-आलम) के रूप में माना जाता है। 16 वीं शताब्दी के अग्रणी कश्मीर में सुहरवर्दी  सूफी सिलसिले के संस्थापक चंद्रवंशी राजपूत परिवार से थे और उनका जन्म बारामूला जिले के …

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सुषमा स्वराज (1952 – 2019): सादर नमन Tribute to Sushma Swaraj, Indian Peacemaker & Politician

Pooja Kumari for WordForPeace.com सुषमा स्वराज एक ऐसा व्यक्तित्व जिसकी सोच और काम का तरीका विरोधियों को भी उनका मुरीद बना दें, राजनिति में एक लम्बे समय तक सक्रीय रहने के दौरान उन्होंने कई बेहतरीन नमूने पेश किये अपनी समझदारी और सूझबूझ के फिर चाहे वह हरियाणा में सबसे कम उम्र की केबिनेट मंत्री के रूप में हो , दिल्ली …

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Peaceful Independence Day celebration ensured in J&K

Jammu and Kashmir additional director-general of police, law and order, Munir Khan has said that the ground situation in the state is under control, and that his main focus was to have a peaceful celebration on Independence Day. During an Indian security forces briefing along with Rohit Kansal, principal secretary, he said that the law and order in the state …

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Article 370 Scrapped but not the ‘Islamisation’ of Kashmir issue: Indians need to revive Kashmirityat—the idea that Radicals fight against for decades!

On 5 August, 2019, it was announced in the Rajya Sabha that Article 370 of the Indian Constitution is to be abrogated under the Constitution (Application to Jammu and Kashmir) Order, 2019 signed by President of India. The Gazette Notification states: “The Constitution Order shall come into force at once, and shall thereupon supersede Article 370 as amended from time …

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(India) Ulama-e-Ahl-e-Sunnat commemorate Mansur Hallaj As “True Sufi”

When women take a seat at the table, peace lasts 20% longer, according to UN data.

Hussain Bin Mansur Hallaj, the Sufi mystic of Baghdad during the 3rd century Hijri was declared heretic by the muftis of the time and the king had ordered that he be killed. He was killed in 309 Hijri. The religious circle had said that Hussaiin bin Mansur’s assertion “An’al Haque’ was akin to kufr as the sentence was literally translated …

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