The rivals of the outlawed religious outfit Tehreek-e-Jaffaria (TJP) leader Allama Sajid Ali Naqvi are going to hold their first party convention in Islamabad to elect the new leadership for the Shia community, The Nation has learned on Friday. The rivals of the outlawed religious outfit are once again holding their organizational convention to show their strength to their rival leaders. They have setup a platform of Majlis-e-Wahdat-e-Muslimeen (MWM) to unite all the scattered organizations and clerics of Shia community in a single platform of MWM. It may be noted here that the large numbers of Shia clerics and organizations had parted their ways with the TJP Chief Allama Sajid Ali Naqvi in 1995 over their disputes with him on several political and religious issues from the 1995 they have been continuously taken thrice attempts to letdown their rival leader by forming a organization. When The Nation contacted to Majlis-e-Wahdat-e-Muslimeen (MWM) Central Additional Secretary Maulana Ameen Shaheedi, he said that they were going to organize the first organizational convention of MWM on 10th and 11 April in Islamabad to elect the first secretary General of MWM. Describing the object of formation of MWM, he said that the main reason of the formation of Majlis-e-Wahdat-e-Muslimeen is to provide a platform to the Shia community of the country as the former leader has failed to represent the community in the country. He said that the major objective of the Majlis-e-Wahdat is to create harmony among the Muslim sects of the country and initiate efforts to bring out the country from the influence of United States. He informed that they were established the MWM two years ago at Punjab level but due to the vast expectation of the community, they were enhanced the organizational structure of MWM across the country. Maulana Ameen Shaheedi said that the former leadership of the Shia community had failed to fulfill the interest of the community in the country saying that this was the main reason that clerics from Punjab has laid the foundation of MWM two years back. He said that now the structure of MWM was existed in every knock and corner of the country saying that more than 300 representatives of Central executive council of MWM will elect the new secretary general of MWM. He further said that the representatives of 90 districts and six provincial structure of MWM including Punjab, Sindh, NWFP, Balochistan, Azad-Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan saying that more than 1200 clerics, notables and scholars are invited in the program. It is pertaining to mention here that the Former Military ruler Pervez Musharraf had imposed the ban on Tehreek-e-Jaffaria and Sipah-e-Sahaba over the allegedly involvement in the sectarian violence in the country.
August 21, 2017