Updated: October 30, 2014 1:22:09 pm
The 53rd dai of the Dawoodi Bohra community of Muslims, Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his leadership and initiatives like anti-corruption drive, Swachh Bharat abhiyan and Ganga cleaning project.
Over two lakh Dawoodi Bohra community members from different parts of the country and abroad gathered in Surat to observe Muharaam festival and listen to the preaching of Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin Thursday morning. This is for the first time after he took over from his late father Dr Syedna Mohammed Burhanuddin, that Syedna Mufaddal addressed such a large gathering of the community.
Syedna Saifuddin said, “May Almighty bless him (Modi) in all the initiatives undertaken by him and give him great success and sound health.”
He said, “India had seen unique model of prosperity under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The efficiency of Indian workmanship is being appreciated across the world. The model of prosperity includes cleaning up the system from corruption, to clean the corners of India of dirt and grime, and to clean the river Ganga from pollution”.
Syedna Saifuddin also praised the Anandiben Patel government and thanked Government of Gujarat for inviting him to Gujarat “as state guest for the event of Muharram in Surat.” He further prayed for peace and communal harmony in India and brotherhood among different sections and religions in India.”
He told the community, a majority of which are businessmen, “In the competitive market, Modi emphasied on quality products to compete in the international market. There should be perfection in our work so that our product gets more value in international market and its demand increases. With this the economic growth of country will be developed and our country will be more prosperous”.
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