Allama Muhammad Ahmed Ludhyanvi has been elected the president of Ahle Sunnat Wal Jamat (ASWJ) for the next three years, The Express Tribune has learnt. Ludyhanvi was elected unopposed during the 28th meeting of the Shura of ASWJ, which formerly operated as the Sipah-e-Sahaba Pakistan (SSP), on Sunday.
According to ASWJ sources, as many as 250 members of the Shura, comprising district presidents as well as office bearers of provincial and central bodies, participated in the election process.
The Shura also passed a unanimous resolution expressing confidence in ASWJ General Secretary Dr Khadim Hussain Dhilloon, the outfit’s media coordinator, Ubaidullah Usmani, told The Express Tribune.
Usmani said the new president will dissolve all central, provincial, district and unit bodies within a week.
Till the completion of the election process, its conveners will take charge of organizational affairs. The election and membership processes are expected to be completed in three months, Usmani added. .
Published in The Express Tribune, May 7th, 2012.