Srinagar, December 21,(Scoop News)-Expressing dismay over the increase in social crimes and social ills as a deep cause of concern for the society, APHC and head of Mutehda Majlis-e-Ulema leader, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, said urgent steps were needed to counter such negative impact on the people.
Referring to the rape and murder of a girl in Pulwama, he said the incident was not only brutal in nature,but as a society it was a collective shame for us as we have utterly failed to stop such shocking social crimes.
Demanding stern punishment for the culprits involved in the incident, he said that few days ago, a girl was severely injured when some youths threw acid on her face.
He said it was a reason of shame that the culprits are still untraced,adding, there was a need of massive social reform movement in the society.
APHC leader said the violence against women has become a routine in Kashmir. He said women are subjected to domestic violence for different reasons like not bringing the desired dowry etc.
Mirwaiz said it was highly unfortunate that such incidents were increasing day-after-day. He said due to futile and unislamic rituals and extravagance, such an materialistic society was coming into existence, which could have devastating results on people of the valley.
Asserting that parents and Ulemas have to play a vital role in eradicating social ills, particularly stopping violence against women, Mirwaiz said that Ulemas should act as social reformers and teach people Islamic values to help the growth of our society in the right direction.
He demanded immediate arrest of culprits involved in the acid throwing incident. Besides, he also demanded severe punishment for the culprits who were accused for committing rape and murder of a girl in
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