Chief of Army Staff COAS General Qamar Bajwa an Ahmadi. Is General Qamar Bajwa an Ahmadi?, A perfect proof and Is General Qamar Javed Bajwa Qadiani or Ahmadi questions rised on Social Media and in Pakkistani peoples.
Speculation was that the new Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Bajwa belongs to Ahmedi sect. The issue remained a hot cake among the media experts and especially on social media, despite recurring clarifications from ISPR.
General Qamar Javed Bajwa, is the Chief of Army Staff of the Pakistan Army in 2016-2017. Born in Ghakhar Mandi, Bajwa was commissioned in 1980 in the Baloch Regiment. Previously he served at the GHQ as the Inspector General of the Training and Evaluation from 2015 to 2016 and as the Corps Commander X Corps from 2013 to 2015 which is responsible for the area along the Line of Control. Bajwa also served as a peacekeeper in the UN mission in Congo as a brigade commander.
In the wake of appointment General Qamar Javed Bajwa as the new Pakistan Army Chief, propagandists have begun conspiring that new Pakistan COAS belongs to Ahmadi community.
It all started when a few days before the appointment, Pakistani senator and politician Sajid Meer suggested that Bajwa has Ahmadi relatives, followed by many religious hardliners then objecting to his promotion. In the past, people have been persecuted for being followers of the Ahmadiyya sect in Pakistan.
But, today, Army Chief Gen Qamar Bajwa, with his gesture, has clarified all the ambiguity over his Islamic beliefs.
On the eve of Eid Milad un Nabi (s.a.w) when Muslims are getting ready to celebrate the event in full swing.
A Naat Khawni gathering was arranged at Army Guest House, Islamabad, in the presence of General Qamar Jawaid Bajwa and his spouse, which was a clear sign of affection towards the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).
COAS General Qamar Javed Bajwa an Ahmadi perfect proof by ISPR
According to the details received to a news publishing group, special invitation card, mentioning the venue and timings of the Milad were send from the Chief of Army staff and his wife to friends and family members.
The event commenced at 6 in the evening after Maghrib’s prayer, where the famous Naat Kwan recited the Naat and Durood o Salam.
The event has put down all the doubt and propagandas aside that Gen. Qamar Jawaid Bajwa belonged to the Ahmadi sect, because before taking the chair of Chief of Army Staff a certain group of people started this propaganda on the social media to lower the morale of Pakistan Army.
Ahmadis are followers of the Mirza Ghulam Ahmed Qadiani. In 1974, Pakistan passed a constitutional amendment declaring Ahmadis ‘non-Muslim’.
Often referred to as kafirs or non-believers, Ahmadis are prohibited by law to identify themselves as Muslims. The law was enacted in 1984 after the National Assembly ratified it
Before the appointment, the controversy spilled over to social media and many prominent activists and journalists expressed their concern over how religious discrimination was overshadowing merit.
While some of them were of the opinion that whether it matters or not, Bajwa’s father-in-law is an Ahmadi, but that does not make him a follower himself.
Some of Common views share by mostly fans:
- Where does it say that the Chief of Army Staff cannot be an Ahmadi? Are Ahmadis not Pakistani? Is Pakistan Army not a national army?
- Sad as it may be, the outrage over a potential Ahmadi COAS misses a basic pt – he got to three stars with the same background.
- LTG Qamar Bajwa is NOT Ahmadi. but wait. let’s suppose he were. so what. MJ Akhtar Malik/Abdul Ali Malik were. great officers, both.
- Not he, but his father in law, is an ahmadi. (Shouldn’t matter if he is). What matters is that he is known as a great commander.
- Sajid Mir called Gen Bajwa an Ahmadi because he is married to the niece of Maj Gen Iftikhar Janua Shaheed, hero of Chamb & he was an Ahmadi.