LAHORE - Speakers said that Pir Sayyed Mehr Ali Shah was a true follower of the Holy Prophet (PBUH). He fought tooth and nail against the mischief of Qadiyaniyyat.

They expressed these views at a special ceremony held at the Aiwan-i-Karkunan-i-Tehreek-i-Pakistan in commemoration of Hazrat Pir Syed Meher Ali Shah. Hazarat Pir sayyed Ghulam Mueen-ul-Haque Gilani Sajjada Nashin Aastana-i-Aliya Golra Sharif was the guest of honour.

“He had devoted his life to the service of Islam. He had performed a leading role in the Tehreek-i-Khatam-i-Nabawwat,” they added. It is the need of the hour to fully comprehend the quintessence of his message.

The ceremony was jointly organised by the Nazaria-i-Pakistan Trust and the Pakistan Movement Workers Trust. The attendees included Sajjada Nashin Darggah-i-Aliya Ajmer Sharif Pir Muhammad Bilal Chishti, Sajjada Nashin Aastana-i-Aliya Khhari Sharif Kh. Qutb-ud-Din Faridi, Pir Meher Mohy-ud-Din from Pakpattan Sharif, Director-General Auqaf Department Punjab Dr. Tahir Raza Bokhari, Begum Bushra Rehman, Mufti Muhammad Ramzan Siyalvi, Ch. Abdul Ghafoor, Maulana Muhammad Shafi Josh, Mufti Muhammad Iqbal Chishti, Asad Ali Khan, Begum Safia Ishaq, Nazaria-i-Pakistan Trust Secretary Shahid Rasheed a large number of devotees, scholars and mystics and people belonging to different walks of life.

Khawaja Qutb-ud-Din Faridi observed that Pir Sayed Meher Ali Shah was not only a holy warrior but also a great rhetorician and an ascetic. We must practice the teachings of Islam in order to gain success in this world and the world hereafter, he observed.

Begum Bushra Rehman observed that most of the people lead their life mechanically are lost forever in the valley of death, while some are born to live forever in the hearts and minds of the people.

Dr Syed Tahir Raza Bokhari observed that the deceased was a true genius. We must act on his teachings, he said, because it is the need of the hour that the saints’ shrines and seminaries work together in order to reform the society.

Ch Abdul Ghafoor observed that Pir Syed Mehar Ali Shah dedicated his life for Islam. He had an exemplary character and led a pious life.

Maulana Muhammad Shafi Josh said that the deceased safeguarded the truth of the finality of Prophethood (PBUH) and nipped the evil of Qadiyaniyyat in the bud.

Nazaria-i-Pakistan Trust Secretary Shahid Rasheed observed that Pir Sayyed Meher Ali Shah was a great lover and devotee of the Holy Prophet (PBUH). It is hard to encompass his innumerable services, he observed.

At the end of the event, Pir Sayyed Ghulam Mueen-ul-Haq Gilani led a session of prayers for the elevation of late Dr Majid Nizami’s soul and peace, progress and prosperity of the dear homeland.