IMM President Ekrem İmamoğludid not leave Alevi citizens alone on the 10th and Ashura day of Muharrem Mourning. İmamoğlu, who shared the mourning bite of citizens in Bağcılar Djemevi, said, “Our cemevis are places of worship for our Alevi citizens. I promise once again in the presence of all of you, with the understanding of equal service, equal citizen, that our Alevi citizens receive all kinds of services for their worship, not pretending to be 'pure', but really accepting and feeling this feeling, being by their side and running for their needs.
Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality (IMM) President Ekrem İmamoğlu He met with Alevi citizens in Bağcılar Djemevi on the 10th and Ashura day of the Muharram fast. Muharrem Grief bite was distributed with the prayer of grandfather Ali Efe. Imamoglu, who shared the mourning bite of the citizens of Bagcilar, made a short speech. Stating that the month of Muharram holds great lessons for humanity, İmamoğlu said, "Those who feel the great pain experienced in Karbala most deeply, even after centuries, but try to inscribe the most beautiful feelings to the world as long as they live, say 'human first,' peace, peace, the best examples of living together in the words that always spill out of his tongue. It is really an honor and pride for me to be at this fasting table in Muharram of my Alawite compatriots, whom I feel in their life principles.”
“OUR CITIZENS HAVE EXPERIENCED THE DEEPEST PAINS”
Reminding that there have been many painful events in the Islamic geography and our country since Karbala, İmamoğlu said, “Maybe, unfortunately, our Alevi citizens have experienced these deep pains from time to time in these lands. But you, our citizens, who have adopted philosophy in their lives and their lives, embellished with such a virtue, such a passion for homeland and the most humane, most humanistic and conscientious feelings from Karbala, have always made us pray the following prayer: God, our country, our nation, from this pain bless it, it won't happen again. And in our country, you came at the head of the communities that best represent the deepest feeling of conscience, morality and justice in our nation.” “I am a friend of a fellow countryman who is trying to serve you in Istanbul.
“ACCEPT ME AS PART OF YOUR FAMILY”
I want you to accept me as a member of your family, but as your brother, but as your friend, as your elder, but as your youngest, and I want you to pray," said İmamoğlu.
“God is witness that; With all my feelings, with whatever energy I set out on the first day, today you deserve 16 million as an individual with the same energy, even more than that, thirsting for success, perhaps renewed, feeling younger than when I said 'we have youth', and high energy. A local government that Istanbulites deserve kazanI'm trying to climb. I will never give up on this direction that serves you. There is a sense of equality and justice in it. In it, to be on the side of the poor; It includes being a Mayor who acts with a managerial ethic, who comes to the aid of every human being as best he can, and tries to offer them equal opportunities and opportunities. Not just those who voted for you; Equal service to everyone who votes or not. It is equal to every individual living in this country.”
“CEMEVLERI IS THE HOUSE OF ALEVIS”
Emphasizing that he will be with Alevi citizens as well as citizens of all faiths or groups, İmamoğlu said, “At this point, I express clearly in many places that it should be engraved in the minds of our people. As a brother, fellow citizen, and mayor of our Alevi citizens in this beautiful place of worship and cemevi, I say that; Our cemevis are places of worship for our Alevi citizens. Therefore, I promise once again in the presence of all of you, with the understanding of equal service, equal citizen, that our Alevi citizens receive all kinds of services for their worship, not pretending to be "good", but really accepting and feeling this feeling, being by their side and running for their needs.
“IF WE UNDERSTAND A LITTLE ANATOLIAN ERENS…”
Sharing the information that he will go to Hacibektas next week, Imamoglu said:
“I will pray for my country, for my country, for our nation, for our city, in the presence of Hacı Bektaş-ı Veli. And I am a person who believes that the spiritual feelings, spiritual personalities, guardians and dervishes found in the depths of this land have a great contribution to protect us from evil today. Therefore, may the prayers of Hacı Bektaş-ı Veli, Yunus Emre and Mevlana protect us. Let's be people who have the good feelings they left us. If we have learned a little about Hacı Bektaş-ı Veli, or if we have understood Mevlana or Yunus Emre and others, the saints of these lands a little, we will become the owner of a paradise like homeland where the most beautiful people in the world live together. In this respect, may Allah Almighty protect us from confusions, quarrels, divisions, polarizations. May the blessings of Ashura, the feelings that hold us together, that beautiful sincerity, that beauty that springs up in this land, be at our table. May it be with the lives of all of our children and young people. I will try to represent you well, I will not be ashamed of you. God bless you all."