Int’l Qods Day revives hopes for release of Bait-ul-Moqaddas: Indian Scholar

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Lauding the founder of the Islamic Republic of Iran Imam Khomeini (R.A.) for introducing the last Friday of the holy month of Ramadhan as the World Qods Day, an Indian Islamic Scholar, today said, “The International Qods Day has revived the hopes of Islamic World particularly Palestinian people for the release of Bait-ul-Moqaddas (Muslims’ first qibla (direction of prayer) from the occupying forces.

Talking to IRNA, Professor Baseer Ahmed, Pro-Vice Chancellor of Indira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi, said,
“International Qods Day is an indication that the issue of Bait-ul- Moqaddas is not only a case of the Palestinian people but is a cause of Muslims all over the world.”
To Muslims, Bait-ul-Moqaddas is where Holy Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) ascended to the heavens, he said, adding it was the Muslims’ first qibla (direction of prayer) and is the third holy city of Islam after Mecca and Medina.

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