Sunni cleric Pir Syed Mehfooz Mashhadi demands removal of Mufti Muneeb from the grade-20 position of moon sighting committee.
Jamiat Ulema Pakistan leader said Mufti Muneeb ur Rehman has made himself controversial in religious and political issues.
Sunni cleric Pir Syed Mehfooz Mashhadi demands
Therefore, Pir Mehfooz Mashhadi asked the government to appoint an impartial, qualified and mutually-agreed scholar as chairman Ruet-e-Hilal or moon sighting committee.
Earlier, Allama Tasawwur Javadi demands removal of controversial Mufti Muneeb as head of moon sighting committee (Ruet-e-Hilal Committee).
Tehreek Hussainia leader Allama Mohammad Hussain Akbar and Shia Ulema Council leader Allama Irshad Hussain Shah Naqvi had already made this demand.
Now Majlis-e-Wahdat-e-Muslimeen (MWM), Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) chapter secretary general Allama Syed Tasawwur Javadi has asked government to sack Mufti Muneeb.
He said that Mufti Muneeb has hurt the feelings of the entire nation, particularly of Muslims in Pakistan.
Furthermore, he demanded expansion of the committee to AJK and Gilgit-Baltistan and increase in representation of Shia Muslims in Ruet-e-Hilal Committee.
Senior members opposed moonsighting committee’s controversial head Mufti Muneeb ur Rehman.