Religious leaders urged for preventing drug, militancy


RANGPUR, Dec 5, 2018 (BSS) – Government officials at a rally have called
upon the religious leaders to play their due role in preventing drug abuse,
militancy and terrorism through preaching the real sprit of Islam, the
religion of peace.

They urged the Alem, Olama and Mashaekhe and Imam Communities to make the
common people aware of the evil designs being plotted by some vested quarters
against Islam to create anarchy, chaos and communalism in the society.

Hakimpur Thana police organised the rally against drug abuse, militancy
and terrorism for the Alems, Olama-Mashaekhs and Imams of Hakimpur upazila on
the Thana premises in Hakimpur upazila town of Dinajpur district on Tuesday

Additional Superintendent of Police for Dinajpur Mahfuzzaman Asharf
attended the rally as the chief guest with Officer-in-Charge of Hakimpur
Thana Anwar Hossain in the chair.

Hakimpur Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) Abdur Rafiul Alam, Assistant
Superintend of Police Akhiul Islam and General Secretary of Dinajpur district
unit of Alem-Olama Welfare Samity Md Rafikullah Mahjibi addressed as special

The speakers strongly condemned some vested quarters for misinterpreting
religion using the name of Islam and called upon Olama-Mashaekhs, Alems and
Imams to keep vigil so that no vested quarter could use the mosques for
implementing their vested interests.

The UNO called upon the religious leaders for preaching the true meaning
of Islam to create mass public opinion against militancy, drug and terrorism
for eliminating these curses once for all to ensure enduring peace and
tranquility in the society.

The chief guest highly lauded role of the Alems, Olama-Mashaekhs and Imams
in creating public awareness against drug, militancy and terrorism through
preaching the real message of Islam to build a happy, prosperous and peaceful

He specially called upon the Imams for delivering special Khutba before the
Juma prayers explaining the meaning of Islam to make the people aware of the
anti-Islamic activities being conducted by some vested quarters.