Unite for humane cause, exhorts
Kerala Yatra given rousing reception in district
The Kerala Yatra by All India Jamiyyathul Ulama general secretary and Sunni leader Kanthapuram A.P. Aboobacker Musaliar was given a rousing reception in Kozhikode district on Wednesday. Thousands of people felicitated Mr. Aboobacker Musaliar at functions at Kondotty, Areekode, Nilambur and Manjeri.
Mr. Musaliar will be accorded reception at Perinthalmanna, Malappuram, Kottakkal and Chemmad on Thursday. The yatra will tour the district on Friday too.
Sunni workers in hundreds of vehicles joined Mr. Musaliar’s motorcade on Wednesday morning. G. Sudhakaran, former minister, inaugurated the reception at Kondotty. A.M. Jacob, former Governor of Meghalaya, inaugurated the reception at Areekode.
M.I. Shanavas, MP, inaugurated the programme at Nilambur. Municipal chairman Aryadan Shoukath welcomed the Sunni leader by offering him a teak sapling. Senior member of the Nilambur Kovilakam Pratapa Varma Thamban,;Kerala Students Union president V.S. Joy; and several other leaders of different political parties offered felicitations.
Haroon Rashid, MP, inaugurated the reception at Manjeri. Mr. Musaliar urged the people to rise above parochial feelings of caste, community and class, and unite for a more humane nation. He exhorted the people of Kerala to embrace humanism..”Literacy is must. So is humanism,” he said. The Sunni leader exhorted the people to give priority to constructive activities rather than resorting to destructive measures.