ISLAMABAD, Pakistan : The Universal Jannatul Baqee Demolition day was observed throughout the world Monday with religious and national spirit, devotion and respect on the call of Quaid-i-Millat Jafariya Agha Syed Hamid Ali Shah Moosavi to lodge protest against destruction of holy shrines of Khatoon-e-Jannat HazratSyeda Fatima Zehra (S.A.) Ummahatul Momineen Hazrat Khadijatul Kubra (S.A.), Hazrat Aisha, HazratHafsa (R.A.), Sahaba Kubaar, Hazrat Usman (R.A.), Aaimma Ahle Bait (A.S.), Sardar-e-Jannat Imam Hassan (A.S.), Imam ZainulAbideen (A.S.), Imam Baqar (A.S.), Imam Jafar-e-Sadiq (A.S.) in Jannatul Baqee and Jannatul Moallah. Like all cities, towns and villages of Pakistan, protest rallies were also taken out in America, Britain, Canada, Italy, Greece, Middle East, Africa, and Australia.
The Pakistani spiritual shiite leader Agha Syed Hamid Ali Shah Moosavi addressing the mourners in this connection said, had the indecent act of razing the Jannatul Baqee to ground was not made then no terrorist would have the courage to raise his eye towards Makkah, Madina and Harmain Sharifain (Two Holy mosques in SA) nor any blasphemer like Rushdie would come to fore, insulting images would not have published. He said the Symbols of non-Muslims are safe by Aal-e-Saud while holy Symbols of Muslims are wiped out. American-Arab-Islami Alliance is the preface of anarchy in the Islamic World. The people of Qateef, Al-Awamia (Saudi Arabia) and Bahrain are under siege like Gaza, the only benefit of which would go to the enemies of Islam. He asked that when raising voice for the rights in East Timor is legal then how can the oppressed people of Bahrain, Qateef and Al-Awamia could struggling for their basic rights could be illegal? He called upon the world organisations to take notice of this situation.
Agha Moosavi said colonial powers are the creators of terrorists who carry out activities to create unrest in Muslim States on behalf of their masters and then the agent rulers jump in to add fuel to the fire. He said foreign forces apart, the Daily Jahan Pakistan has also committed desecration of Nafs-e-RasoolHazrat Ali Ibne Abi Talib (A.S.) and we would not allow anyone to cover up this indecent act of this newspaper. He demanded to cease the licence of this newspaper and try them as per law. He made it clear that neither we are Saudi agents nor we act on Iranian desire. We will continue our protest till the restoration of dignity of the holy shrines, he added.
In Rawalpindi, the central Matmi protest demonstration was taken out from Imambargah Nasir Al-Aza, Murree Road. They lodged strong protest on the dilapidated condition of JannatulBaqee while MatmiHalqas presented pursa to the Rasool-e-Khuda (SAAW) on the destruction of holy shrines of his beloved daughter Hazrat Fatima Zehra (S.A.), UmmahatulMomineen (R.A.), and Sahaba Kubaar (R.A.).
The protest rally among others was led by UlemaKaram belonging to different schools of thought, office-bearers of TNFJ and other subordinate bodies, provincial, regional and district elite, leaders and MatmiSalars of religious organizations. The participants of the rally were raising slogans against the destruction of holy shrines and in favour of restoration and reconstruction of the same while hundreds of minor workers of Mukhtar Generation and youth of Ibrahim Scouts were carrying the Shabih of JannatulBaqee and placards inscribed with different slogans. The participants of the procession marched towards Committee Chowk through marching the Murree Road performing Matamdari and Noha-Khwani where it took the shape of a grand rally.
Addressing the rally, TNFJ Central Spokesman Syed Qamar Haider Zaidi presented the special message of Quaid-i-MillatJafariya Agha Syed Hamid Ali Shah Moosavi and also got approved a few resolutions while raising vociferous slogans in which they demanded restoration of dignity of the holy shrine, to declare the combined heritage of the Islamic World Makkah Mukarramah and Madinah Munawwarah as international cities, get stop oppression in Palestine, Burma and Held Kashmir, strict implementation of National Action Plan so as to wipe out terrorists, Operation Raddul Fasaad was fully supported and action demanded against banned parties, incidents of Parachinar, Quetta and Karachi were condemned while they strongly condemned the humiliation of AmirulMomineenHazrat Ali Ibne Abi Talib (A.S.) by a newspaper. Solidarity was also expressed with the people of Kashmir, Palestine, Burma, Bahrain, Yemen, Libya, Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan, Qateef, Al-Awamia and other Islamic States who are the victim of oppression.
The procession expressing complete faith in the leadership of Quaid-i-MillatJafariya Agha Syed Hamid Ali Shah Moosavi, reiterated their resolve to continue supporting his every call and offer any sacrifice for the rights of the Maktab-e-Tashih, protection of the righteous beliefs, promotion of oneness and brotherhood, and for the supremacy of the religion and the motherland. Later, the rally terminated at Imambargah Col. Maqbool Hussain after passing through its traditional route where special prayers marked the conclusion of the rally. Mukhtar Force volunteers escorted the rally throughout while District Administration had made fool-proof arrangements en route the rally. Police officers and jawans remained with the rally throughout.
In Federal Capital Islamabad, the protest procession was taken out by TNFJ District Islamabad Universal Youm-e-InhidaamJannatulBaqee Committee from ImambargahDarbar Sakhi Mahmood Badshah. The rally was led by UlemaKaraam and religious elite belonging to different schools of thought. Addressing the rally, TNFJ Secretary General Syed Shujaat Ali Bokhari said that reconstruction of JannatulBaqee is the issue in faith, spiritual and human in nature. He called upon the United Nation to get the dignity of Islamic Symbols restored. AllamaBasharat Hussain Imami, Syed NaeemKazmi also addressed the rally while convener of the District JannatulBaqee Committee Raja Iqan Ali thanked the participants of the rally and the administration.
Later the rally terminated at Darbar Sakhi Mahmood Badshah where special prayers were offered to mark the conclusion of the rally.
Meanwhile according to reports reaching the offices of Universal Youm-e-InhidaamJannatulBaqee Committee, the protest rallies were also organised and Majalis-e-Aza were held in Peshawar, Lahore, Karachi, Chakwal, Fateh Jang, PindiGheb, Taxila, Bahawalpur, Multan, Sadiqabad, Sargodha, Larkana, Faisalabad, Quetta, Jhelum, Sialkot, Muzaffarabad, Hyderabad, Sukkur, Gilgit-Baltistan, Bagh, Gujrat, Dera Ghazi Khan, Bhakkar, KhairpurMirs, Shahdadpur, Mirpur Khas, Kakul, Abbottabad, Nowshera, Lalamusa, Kohat, Dera Ismail Khan, and Mianwali.