Lahore : Renowned religious scholar Molana Tariq Jamil has called upon the masses not to be part of such political and religious parties that are provoking them for violence because religion and politics are not meant for creating turmoil and conflicts.
He advised the students not to become tool of such politicians and Molvis who were driving them towards negative directions.
He was addressing a lecture organized by Punjab University Directorate of Students Affairs at Faisal Auditorium here on Wednesday.
PU Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Muhammad Zakria Zakar, Registrar Dr Muhammad Khalid Khan, Dean Faculty of Engineering and Technology Prof Dr Muhammad Taqi Zahid Butt, Director Students Affairs Shahid Gul, deans of faculties, heads of various departments, faculty members, employees and a large number of students were present on the occasion.
Addressing a huge gathering, Molana Tariq Jamil said that we are Muslims and this is the only introduction to us. He said that we must not divide ourselves into sects. He said that the people who are dividing us into sects and the politicians who are using our Ummah for their own negative politics are big terrorists.
He said that fanning the feelings of hatred in the name of religion was against the teachings of our religion. He said that we must not cultivate hate against anyone in our hearts and it is a big Sunnah. He said that if our youth would forget to build their character, nothing could save them from debacle.
He said that high moral values and forgiving others on their mistakes were our biggest assets. He said that all the Prophets wanted us to be good human being. He said that following the teachings of Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH) was the only way to reach Allah and get eternal success.
He advised the students to master their subjects to the extent that foreigners come to them to seek knowledge. He said that controlling our tongue was the conclusion of teachings of our religion. He said that we must respect every relationship and take care of our parents.
Addressing the seminar, Prof Dr Zakria Zakar said that knowledge and tolerance were interconnected. He said that the administration would make PU an emblem of knowledge, peace and welfare.
He said that knowledge could not flourish where there was violence. He said that violence and hard liners were intolerable. He said that the administration would pay special attention towards character building of the students.
He said that the knowledge we learn must serve the humanity.