After assembly RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Thursday, Imam Umer Ahmed Ilyasi, the chief of All India Imam Organisation stated that Mohan Bhagwat is ‘Rashtra Pita (father of the nation) and a ‘Rashtra Rishi’ (sage of the nation ).
Speaking to IANS after the assembly, Ilyasi stated: “Mohan Bhagwat visiting us is a privilege. Bhagwat got here to Imam Home for a gathering and he’s our Rashtra Pita and Rashtra Rishi. The unity and integrity of the nation needs to be maintained. We could all worship otherwise, however earlier than that all of us are human. We reside in India and are Indians.”
“India is on the verge of turning into Vishwa Guru and all of us ought to attempt for it,” he stated.
When requested if he referred to Bhagwat as ‘Rashtra Pita’, Ilyasi stated, ” Completely, he’s ‘Rashtra Pita’ (father of the nation).”
Umar Ilyasi’s brother Suhaib Ilyasi stated, “Our father had an previous relationship with the Sangh. Mohan Bhagwat had come to the mosque on the dying anniversary of Jameel Ilyasi. It was a household programme and it needs to be seen in that context solely.”
Bhagwat had held discussions with Muslim intellectuals for strengthening communal concord, Suhaib Ilyasi stated.
The RSS Chief met Imam Umer Ahmed Ilyasi at his workplace in a mosque at Kasturba Gandhi (KG) marg within the nationwide capital.
Offering particulars in regards to the assembly, RSS prachar pramukh stated, “RSS chief meets individuals from varied sections of society. It is part of steady dialog (Samvad) course of. ”
Bhagwat, who has been attempting to achieve out to Muslims, in August too had met Ilyasi. Just lately, Bhagwat had held discussions with Muslim intellectuals for strengthening communal concord.
Within the August 22 meet, Bhagwat had met former Chief Election Commissioner S. Y. Quraishi, former Delhi Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung, former Aligarh Musilm College vice chancellor L-G (retd) Zameer Uddin Shah, former MP Shahid Siddiqui and Industrialist and social employee Saeed Sherwani.