We are fighting oppressive government system: Rasheed Turabi
OUR CORRESPONDENT DHIRKOTE, AJK—Amir Jamaat Islami AJK Mr Abdur Rasheed Turabi has said that his party was determined to fight out what he called current oppressive governmantal system and for this purpose has fielded selected party candidates against all 41 seats of AJK Assembly [29-AJK, 12JK refugees/citizens settled in Pakistan]. We have decided to wage a result-achieving struggle for the protection of the people’s rights, upping their living standards. I place a powerful obligation on the shoulders of each party worker to spread the light of Islam house to house, person to person, institution to institution with exemplary ethics and fraternization, he stressed this during his address to ideological training course of women party workers.
“Women have had vital role both in the society as a whole and in the mainenance of family living system. The rights granted by Islam to women supersede all other parallels in any other civilization, he reminded them.
Women form 50 per cent each one does her societal part. He praised the women wing of his party telling them that it is only Jamaat Islami whose
Amir Jamaat Mr Abdur Rasheed Turabi himself is one of the electoral party candidates and believes he can win his seat in Bagh area with easy swim. He expressed great despondency over the performance of the AJK government and termed the system ‘oppressive’ urging people to stay at his side to bring about complete social and economic change in the society.
Jamaat chief was critical of western NGOs alleging they are fanning anti-Islam values particularly among the women lot. Islam, he explained to them, is a way of practical life that promotes social fraternity. Clarifying electoral position he told the women gathering that all election home work against 41 seats of the AJK Assembly had already been completed. It is now up to the party workers to win over the hearts and hands of the people to cast votes in coming elections to Jamaat’s candidates.