Ramadhan was Momentum to Build the Best Ummah and a Superior Nation

Author : Humas | Saturday, May 18, 2019 17:03 WIB
The Chairman of the East Java PWM Saad Ibrahim (center) was flanked by UMM Rector Fauzan (left) and General Chairperson of PP Muhammadiyah Haedar Nashir. (Photo: Rino / PR)

The Chairman of the Muhammadiyah Central Executive Dr. Haedar Nashir, M.Sc, said, at the age of 73 years of Indonesian independence needed progress continuously. This was conveyed by Haedar on the occasion of filling out the Ramadhan Study in 1440 Hijriyah Muhammadiyah East Java Regional, at the University of Muhammadiyah Malang (UMM) Dome Hall, Saturday (5/18) afternoon.

In addition, in the midst of polarizing the lives of the Indonesian nation after the election, Haedar stated, Muhammadiyah urged the General Election Commission (KPU), Bawaslu and all parties to put forward the principle of Direct, General, Free and Secret (Luberjurdil) in the counting process, until the announcement stage and stood upright on the constitution and applicable law.

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Already the official action of Muhammadiyah in force in the country, on 18 April ago, Muhammadiyah invited all citizens and nations to stand on law and constitution. "We must accept what the KPU decided. For those who are not satisfied, even if there are errors and cheating, bring it to the law so that everything is transparent. Of course, we must guard too." he said.

The election should not make us crack as a nation because unity has been a strength. The contribution of Muslims to this nation was great which made this nation as a nation of Unity in Diversity (Bhineka Tunggal Ika). There was not a Muslim country that tolerates so well. "This means that the Islamic ummah is a buffer for Indonesian unity. So, don't destroy it, "he said.

Haedar Nashir (Photo: Rino/ PR)

Since Indonesia amended the 1945 Constitution, there was one verse added which was not in the original 1945 Constitution. It was "Indonesian state law". "To those who were involved in the amendment, please read again. Indonesia is a state of law. That means resolving all problems through the law. Law enforcers must also be fair and uphold the law well, "he said.

When we lead to value politics, said Haedara, we will face pragmatic-opportunistic politics. In other languages which were Jahiliyah politics, or politics of lagging and underdevelopment in value. "We want to invite all Indonesian people and the Islamic ummah to take advantage of this Ramadan momentum to build the best ummah and superior nation," he said.

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Meanwhile, the Chairman of the Muhammadiyah East Java Regional DR. KH. Saad Ibrahim, MA conveyed in his speech, in the midst of the dynamics of this national life, the East Java Regional Leader used the momentum by raising the theme of this year's Ramadhan Study, "Realizing Khairu Ummah". This annual agenda was attended by Muhammadiyah Regional Leaders throughout East Java.

On the other hand, UMM Rector Dr. Fauzan, M.Pd. said in this Ramadhan Study, through the theme "Realizing the Kairu Ummah", it was used as a consolidation event for Persyarikatan Muhammadiyah. Furthermore, Fauzan stated in his speech, the holding of this recitation was in order to strengthen Muhammadiyah to become a more enlightening actor in his area. (Win)

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