5/19/2017 2:27:00 AM
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Hujjat al Islam Muhammad Haj Abulqasim:
It is obliged to participate in elections to support Islamic regime
Shabestan news agency: A member of Assembly of experts said that in view that enemies are trying to undermine the Islamic system, it is obligatory that all people must participate in elections so to give fully support to the Islamic system.
Hujjat al Islam wal Muslimeen Muhammad Haj Abulqasim, the in charge of jurisprudence system research center, while talking to correspondent of Shabestan news agency and while pointing towards people active participation in presidential elections said that to determine the political future of the country, participation in elections will be considered as participation in country’s management and since our system is Islamic republic therefore people role in it is very important.
He while declaring active participation of Iranian people in upcoming Presidential elections as system of power and source of stability said that non-participation in elections indicate lack of desire of people to the system. And since enemy wants to damage our Islamic system therefore, it is obligatory for every Muslim to participate in elections.
Hujjat al Islam Muhammad Haj Abulqasim added that there are different aspects of ‘rights of people’ in elections. The first one is to protect the votes of voter means that the one who have been given more votes by people he must be selected as new President and second ‘right of people’ is that the election campaign of candidate, means that all candidates must tell truth and not try to deceive people. Since cheating and deception with people is considered treachery.
He said that it is responsibility of candidates that when people vote them. And they are selected for the post of President then they must try to implement the promises he made to the people.