Prof M Aslam
It is high time that the Muslims face the realities of the contemporary situation and demonstrate through the observance of Ramadan, Islam’s relevance in today’s world, writes Prof. M Aslam.
If we ignore the genuine concerns and rush to have a Higher Education Commission to gain some political points, we will be subjecting our educational system to an irreparable loss.
The human being consist of physical, emotional, biological and spiritual aspects. A balanced mix of these can lead to spiritual harmony and healthy life. The fasting during the month of Ramadan orients the observer to the art of balancing the spiritual essentials with other aspects of life.
Fasting in one form or the other does exist in almost all the religions. Professor Aslam takes a look at Why Ramadan is a month of great significance?
The preparation of Education Policy document is a serious exercise. The past policy recommendations have remained unrealised due to lack of mechanisms being put in place for effective implementation. Let us not repeat this mistake again.