During Ramadan, Muhammadiyah Invites Muslims Fasting on Social Media


Central Java, MINA – General Chairman of Muhammadiyah Central, Haedar Nashir called on Muslims to fasting from bad things and activities on social media during Ramadan.

Haedar invites Muslims not to make social media become a place to pour out anger, hatred, and enmity.

“Do not make social media convey various utterances that make a crack the nation, unproductive, and maybe even make life turn into a tight one,” he said in Magelang, Saturday, as quoted from Republika.

He said this after inaugurating the Manarul Ilmi Mosque at Muhammadiyah University of Magelang Campus. Haedar said in this context that for one month fasting social media from bad things.

“In fasting, when we were invited to fight, the Prophet Muhammad taught to say ‘I am fasting.’ Later in social media, even when there are those who spread things that make us null and void, including crack people and nation, we must remind, “he said.

He said Allah’s willing, Monday, Muslims in Indonesia will start fasting Ramadan. He also invited Muslims to intend from now to fasting.

“Media as knowledge for us, to exchange information, to teach and at the same time also build us into a generation of piety, social media can be like that,” he said. (T/Sj/P2)

Mi’raj News Agency (MINA)