Chennai: Having grasped the verdicts on the socio, economic and educational status of Muslims, current Chief Minister of Jammu & Kashmir, Mr Mufti Mohammed Sayeed talked about the lack of motivational undertakings which reflect on promoting education and knowledge in the Muslim fraternity. This is the sole reason that hinders the economic development of the community.
The J&K Chief Minister cherished this opportunity to be a part of United Economic Forum's trade summit that lasted two working days. 'I always consider education to be the most acute alternative to inspire and motivate Muslims to grow economically sufficient'. He added. 'I am incapable of finding any explicit inconsistencies between the necessity for religious teaching and the significance of inclining to a modern scenario of today's world' he pressed, evoking the fact that he graduated in law from Aligarh Muslim University in Madras.
The commencing of deterioration of the socio-economic and the education level of Muslims in this sub-continent dates back to 18th century. It was the benign contribution of prodigious, Sir Syed Ahmed khan that lead to the foundation of Mohammedan Anglo-Oriental College, which was later on announced AMU. It was he who entrusted faith in education to traverse pathways of development.
Another world-shattering leader and a well-versed scholar of Muslim religion, Maulana Abdul Kalam Azad envisioned the upliftment of Muslim fraternity by successful endeavour in spreading education in today's secular and varied India. Jawaharlal Nehru chooses Maulana Azad to cherish the honour of being the first Indian Education Minister after Independence. He, taking upon the impeccable responsibility, forged the contemporary education system by establishing several deemed universities and educational institutions.
It was the PDP leader who put forth the factual information about the degradation of Muslim status compared to the SC/ST's in several areas, according to the endorsements of the Sachar Committee. The United Economic Forum's profession summit witnessed Memoranda of Understandings (MO Us) worth Rs 2439.5 Crore in various zones that spanned across power, infrastructure and industrial parks, logistics, warehousing, real estate, infrastructure, tourism and education.