Kashmir University on Thursday held one day seminar on ‘Values of Karbala’ during which speakers maintained that “message from Karbala” will remain relevant for all times to come.The seminar was held varsity’s science block auditorium and was organized by department of students welfare. The event was attended by students, scholars and faculty members from various departments
Justice (Retd) Bashir Kirmani and Syed Liyaqat Moosvi were guest speakers on the occasion. Speaking on the occasion vice chancellor KU, Prof Talat Ahmad said that “University feels proud to have been organizing this seminar since 2014”. He gave a brief context of Karbala after delivering a welcome address.
“The message of Karbala will continue to be relevant in all times to come. The event teaches us to have courage to speak against any oppressive regime and tyranny,” said Prof Talat.
He welcomed the guests, teachers, scholars, students and the audience present on the occasion.
Justice (Retd) Kirmani, in his address, spoke on historical and philosophical standpoints of Karbala and elaborated on how the event of Karbala unfolded. In his remarks noted scholar Liyaqat Moosvi highlighted importance of sacrifice rendered by Imam Hussain and martyrs of Karbala.
“It is high time that we look deeper into political, historical and philosophical implications of the event of Karbala on the present day order and inculcate the spirit of fighting for justice into our lives,” he said.Besides Prof Raies Qadri, DSW KU, other faculty members from University and outside were also present on the occassion.