Fight against terrorism not against any religion: PM Modi at World Sufi Forum

When young laughter is silenced by guns on the streets, you are the voice that heals, said PM Modi at World Sufi Forum.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: March 17, 2016 10:18 pm
modi, world sufi forum PM Modi at World Sufi Forum

Asserting that there are terror groups that are instruments of state’s policy and design, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said terrorism uses diverse motivations and causes that cannot be justified.

Addressing the first World Sufi Forum, Modi in an oblique reference to Pakistan said while some are trained in organised camps, there are others who “find their inspiration” in cyber space.

“There are forces and groups that are instruments of state policy and design. There are others recruited to the cause in misguided belief.

“There are some who are trained in organised camps. There are those who find their inspiration in the borderless world of cyber space. Terrorism uses diverse motivations and causes, none of which can be justified,” he said at the Forum convened by the All India Ulama and Mashaikh Board to discuss the role of Sufism in countering rising global terror.

The four-day long event is organised by All India Ulama and Mashaikh Board (AIUMB), the apex body of Sufi Dargahs in India.

The event will see more than 200 Indian and International delegates, spiritual leaders, scholars, academicians and masters of Sufism, under one roof.

Highlights of Modi’s speech

#PM concludes speech, crowd cheers Bharat Mata ki Jai

#Terrorists kill and destroy more in their own land and among their own people than they do elsewhere.

#Terrorism uses diverse motivations and causes, none of which can be justified

#When we think of 99 names of Allāh, none stands for force and violence

#We learn this wisdom in perfect balance and harmony that exists in vast diversity of our forests: PM Modi

#In wisdom of Bulleh Shah lord exists in every heart. His values are the need of our times. This is reality of nature

#Sufism is the celebration of diversity and pluralism

#At a time when the dark shadow of violence is becoming longer, you are the noor or the light of hope.

#When young laughter is silenced by guns on the streets, you are the voice that heals.

#You have come from different lands and cultures, but you are united by a common faith.

#Sufism experience universal message of almighty that perfection in human life is reflected in qualities that are dear to god.

#Sufism is one of the greatest contributions of Islam to this world

#This is an assembly of those whose lives itself is a message of peace, tolerance and love.

#Welcome to a land that is a timeless fountain of peace and an ancient source of traditions and faiths.

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    commentaorji
    Mar 17, 2016 at 7:27 pm
    The same thing cannt be said here when your own party members doing communal riots He just wanna show as if he is great... wait for true colour
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      Vinit Sharma
      Mar 17, 2016 at 7:08 pm
      Votes....votes.....votes please. Modi is on vote gathering spree.
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        MyTake
        Mar 17, 2016 at 7:10 pm
        If the terrorists want to bring religion into this consider that religion is purely political and treat it as such.
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          MyTake
          Mar 17, 2016 at 7:19 pm
          Is some one wants to live in peace and harmony with others, others who also want to live in peace and harmony have no problem to leave with each other and that is what PM Modi is saying. If Allah has 99 names many have their own names and ultimately all comes to this: "Arose by any other name would smell as sweet"! It's only the illiterates who will have a problem who do not not know what is rose and what is its smell or sweetness and that is what the PM is trying to emphasize. The mafias of India will definitely have problem with this knowledge because it will stop any of their "progress" of fooling the people in their night raiding tracks!
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            Anand
            Mar 17, 2016 at 9:04 pm
            Very well said!!
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              arun
              Mar 17, 2016 at 4:00 pm
              This Nair seems to be more of a Naari than dalit. Nair keep chanting chaandi.
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                arun
                Mar 17, 2016 at 3:40 pm
                Modiji must be correct ...... but RSS has been violent from the beginning and has banned five times until now.
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                  Asr
                  Mar 17, 2016 at 5:13 pm
                  Asking
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                    Biltu
                    Mar 17, 2016 at 7:24 pm
                    MUSLIMAH DO YOU SUPPORT A MANS WRITE TO BEAT HIS WIFE AND FOR BRAVE USLIM MEN TO STONE WOMEN FOR ADULTRY. AS PERMITTED BY ISLAM.
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                      shiv chaman
                      Mar 17, 2016 at 10:58 pm
                      fight against Islam that is the only religion/cult that is dangerous to the very existence of this planet.Ban Islam !!
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                        Sreenivasan
                        Mar 18, 2016 at 9:44 am
                        There are some Muslims Mr Modi likes.
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                          Cedrick Morano
                          Mar 17, 2016 at 9:22 pm
                          Thanks a lot, this really is a truly awsome article! Unfortunately, I found this article too late - I already found the answer on another service. I've forgotten the last time I filled out a form on paper. I mostly use PDFfiller to edit. You can easily fill a form here
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                            Francis Anthony
                            Mar 17, 2016 at 4:55 pm
                            Anti-social elements of our country should better heed to the pearls of wisdom of our honorable PM.
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                              Gautam
                              Mar 18, 2016 at 2:37 am
                              Thank god some senses coming back
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                                Das
                                Mar 17, 2016 at 11:23 pm
                                Genuine Sufis are regarded by the mainstream Muslims as lunatic fringe and many have been attacked as kaaaffeer@
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                                  Das
                                  Mar 17, 2016 at 5:59 pm
                                  Here one for for Modi: Koran (2:216) - "Fighting is prescribed for you, and ye dislike it. But it is possible that ye dislike a thing which is good for you, and that ye love a thing which is bad for you. But Al$ah knoweth, and ye know not."
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                                    Das
                                    Mar 17, 2016 at 5:58 pm
                                    Koran (2:191-193) - "And kill them wherever you find them, and turn them out from where they have turned you out. And Al-Fitnah [disbelief or unrest] is worse than killing... but if they desist, then lo! Al$ah is forgiving and merciful. And fight them until there is no more Fitnah [disbelief and worshipping of others along with Al$ah] and worship is for A$lah alone. But if they cease, let there be no transgression except against Az-Zalimun(the polytheists, and wrong-doers, etc.)"
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                                      Das
                                      Mar 17, 2016 at 5:54 pm
                                      Modi is of course like most politicians is being politically correct as there are Koran contains at least 109 verses that call Muslims to war with nonbelievers for the sake of Islamic rule. Some are quite graphic, with commands to ch*p off heads and fingers and kill infidels wherever they may be hiding. Muslims who do not join the fight are called 'hypocrites' and warned that A$lah will send them to He$l if they do not join the slaughter.
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                                        Das
                                        Mar 17, 2016 at 5:56 pm
                                        Unfortunately, there are very few verses of tolerance and peace to balance out the many that call for nonbelievers to be fought and subdued until they either accept humiliation, convert to Islam, or are killed. Muhammad's own martial legacy, along with the remarkable stress on violence found in the Quran, have produced a trail of blood and tears across world history.
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                                          hasan khan
                                          Mar 18, 2016 at 2:11 pm
                                          Modi is following RSS one RTI says modi's gov policy is no Muslims 4 any type of recruitment not in gov nor in private sector he is misguiding Muslims he is no1 enemy of Islam Muslims must note it
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                                            hasan khan
                                            Mar 18, 2016 at 2:18 pm
                                            There is no any type of power in world to ban islam.only the religion from creater of all worlds is only ISLAM note it be
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