By Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi, Editor, WordForpeace.com
The year 2019 (1440 Hijrah) coincides with the 1400thmartyrdom anniversary of the Babul I’ll (Gateway of Knowledge), Hazrat Ali ibn Abi Taleb (r.a).
With the consent of worldwide Islamic scholars, the year (1440 Hijrah/2019 CE) has been named as “Imam Ali (A.S.) Year” in India.
Thus, we have only two years remaining till the year 1440 Hijrah/2019 CE. On this occasion, a comprehensive and wide ranging program should be chalked out to introduce the humanitarian life and universal teachings of the great humanbeing, our Maula (master), Ali ibn Abi Taleb (R.A.).
It mist be noted that preaching the life and teachings of Imam Ali ibn Abi Taleb (r.a) is actually akin to preaching the true teachings of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).
We the youth of India desperately feel the need to get acquainted with the teachings of Imam Ali ibn Abi Taleb (A.S.) in the social, spiritual, ideological, ethical and family life.
As a matter of fact, love and affection with Maula Ali (r.a.) is deep-rooted in the Indian people regardless of religion, creed and cast.
The modern masses in India have an interest and quench to learn the teachings of this magnificent personality in the humanitarian history.
All the Ulama, research scholars and media persons are cordially requested to cooperate in this noble effort and kindly mail their suggestions, plans, views and articles to us.