Khudai Khidmatgar organised a yatra from Rajghat-New Delhi to Deoband-Uttar Pradesh on 30th November in memory of Indian Freedom Fighter Sheikh Ul Hind Moulana Mahmoodul Hasan, during his 97th Death anniversary. The yatra began from Rajghat-Gandhi Ji Memorial, the yatra flag–off by Social Activist Swami Agniwesh, Journalist Dr. Manimala, All India Majlis E Mushawarat National President Navaid Hamid and Khudai Khidmatgar National Convenor Faisal Khan, with a short addressing in front of the yatri’s gathered. Khudai Khidmatgar taking effort to remember the heroes of freedom struggle from its revival, all those leaders who played an exemplary role in nation building, the young generation should know and remember the forgotten heroes like Bibi Amtus Salam, sheikh Ul Hind, the culture of Sanji Virasat and many more. In those series we organised this yatra too.
Social Activist Swami Agniwesh during his address, mentioned that the yatra in memory of Sheikh Ul Hind Moulana Mahmoodul Hasan is the need of the hour, to unite the society beyond all forms of differences, especially the youth gathered here are the real inspiration to the nation and will bring the social change, we must also try our best to counter the negative preaching and hate among the people by the name of religion.
Khudai Khidmatgar National Convenor Faisal Khan said, It is the historical event of the organisation, Khudai Khidmatgar as like other activities it has now remembering the sacrifice and contribution of Sheikh Ul Hind to this nation and organizing the yatra on his name, Khudai Khidmagar working to fulfill the dreams of Moulana as he expressed the eagerness that Hindus and Muslims should come together to develop the nation and our people.
All India Majlis e Mushawarat National President Navaid Hameed addressed the gathering, by remembering the historical participation of Sheikh Ul Hind and his interest to strengthen the hands of Mahatma Gnadhi Ji during freedom struggle and harmony in the society, he also remembered the contribution of Moulana and several other Islamic Scholars (Ulama) who worked very progressively for the social and national liberation.
Senior Journalist Dr. Manimala said that, the activities of Khudai Khidmatgar gives me new hope, we spend our young days with revolutionary like Lok Nayak Jaya Prakash Narayanan, Ram Manohar Lohia, and many other exemplary personalities. As of now I am happy to see all those Leaders within each and every Khudai Khidmatgars, we are having the capacity of giving new hope and directions to this society to counter present challenges.
The participants in the yatra are the members of Khudai Khidmatgar from Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Jammu and Kashmir, Karnataka, Bihar, Tamil Nadu, Kerala.
The Yatra lead by Khudai Khidmatgar Western Uttar Pradesh Co-Ordinator Kamar Intekhab.
Yatra began at Rajghat crossing Ghaziabad, Meerut, Kathauli, Muzaffar Nagar, Khampur, and finally reached at Deoband- the grave of Sheikh Ul Hind. The yatra received a huge welcome at Ghaziabad by the members of Muslim Maha Sabha and Ghaziabad District Khudai Khidmatgar, mean time the yatris distributed pamphlets and conducted meeting, like wise a meeting conducted at Meerut Shahi Eidgah Maidan by Meerut District Khudai Khidmatgar, Where Socialist party President Dr. Prem Singh, Khudai Khidmatgar volunteers from Kerala Sadik pattalam, Sushil Khanna, Philip Christy whome were among the yatris were also presented their talks and views on the aim of yatra and need to work towards social harmony and realize the dream of “SANJI VIRASAT”.
When yatra reached Muzaffar Nagar, a huge gathering received the yatra and organised a meeting near Meenakshi Chowk, likewise in Khatauli, and in Deoband also. Finally Islamic Seminary DARUL ULOOM DEOBAND Vice Chancellor Moulana Abul Qasim Banarasi invited the yatra team to had a discussion and to convey his wishes for this historical initiative and advised the team to take up similar initiatives timely and seriously, since the nation needs a better Hindu as well as a better Muslim by which we could protect this nation from hate politicians and fake religious people.
It is too sad to know that more than 90 percent of Activists to a common man does not know about Sheikh Ul Hind, then how the messages of these personalities transform to the society, is a biggest question in front of all.