WEB DESK: Chief of Jamaat-e-Islami, Pakistan, Senator Sirajul Haq has said Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was negating the two-nation theory by talking of a liberal Pakistan. Addressing the central executive of the National Labour Federation here on Thursday, he said it was nothing short of a tragedy that the Prime Minister, head of the party that created this country, was shattering into pieces, the two nation theory which gave birth to this country.
He said the constitution titled that country as an Islamic Republic of Pakistan, adding the Premier was talking to a liberal Pakistan on the US dictation. Sirajul Haq counselled the PM not to utter things that were in conflict with the constitution. He recalled that some time back, the PM had stated that Pakistan and India had the same culture and that the borders between the two countries were unnecessary. “Such statements were not befitting for the head of the Pakistan Muslim League that created this country,” he added.
The JI chief said it was an irony that India was killing innocent Pakistani citizens in unprovoked cross border firing every day and Indian Premier Modi’s hostile attitude was the greatest obstacle in the regional peace. Hindu extremism was at its height and due to Hindu extremism the Muslims were being forced to leave that country. At such a time, he added, the Pakistani PM was bent upon demolishing the Islamic character of this country.
He said the petition in the Supreme Court in support of interest banking and to end of the weekly holiday on Friday were also the achievements of PM Nawaz Sharif, he remarked.
Sirajul Haq said JI wanted the government to abandon the idea of privatisation of national institutions and instead pay due attention to strengthening these. He said JI did not believe in class war. However, he said at present, a war was going on between the tyrants and the oppressed. He said unfortunately, the forces of oppression and tyranny were united while the oppressed masses were divided. He said masses must unite against the oppressor industrialist and feudal lord, adding the elite had been controlling the institutions.
Meanwhile, President of the Jamiat Ulema-e-Pakistan Maulana Abul Khair Dr Muhammad Zubair, and some other central leaders of the JUP, called on the JI chief at Mansoora. The two leaders expressed grave concern over the conspiracies being hatched against the Islamic character of the country. They also called for strict enforcement of the Blasphemy law relating to the respect and dignity of the Holy Prophet (PBUH). Earlier, the JI chief contacted chief of the Pakistan Muslim League (Functional) Pir Sadrud Din, Pir of Pagara, and condemned the killings of the PML-F workers during local bodies’ elections at Khairpur.
Source: Business Recorder