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The inclusion of Transgenderism in the Name of Sharifa’s Story in the Textbook is a Part of the so-called Democratic Crusade by the Hasina Government against Islam and Muslims

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بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

The inclusion of Transgenderism in the Name of Sharifa’s Story in the Textbook is a Part of the so-called Democratic Crusade by the Hasina Government against Islam and Muslims


Last January 23, 2024, through the incident of dismissal of a teacher of BRAC University for protesting the inclusion of transgenderism (the 3rd gender mentioned in the book) “Sharifa’s story” in the seventh grade “History and Social Science” book of the new curriculum, once again a series of conspiracies to destroy the creed and values of our next generation of Muslim Ummah has come to the front. Although, the Education Minister tried to deceive the issue by comparing the controversial subject of the textbook with the Hijra population to avoid public outrage. This government’s conspiracy to establish “liberal values” of the Kafir colonialist West in this Muslim land is not limited to textbooks. Meanwhile, the Ministry of Social Welfare, with the help of ADB (Asian Development Bank), has drafted a law called the ‘Transgender Rights Protection Act-2023’, which is expected to be finalized as a law by the end of 2024. In a letter sent by Foreign Minister Abdul Momen to the UN Secretary General before the elections, the Hasina government’s vow of a democratic crusade against Islamic creed is clear. In that letter, the foreign minister referred to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina as a ‘crusader of democracy’ (The Daily Star, Bangla, December 08, 2023). How committed the Hasina government is to the implementation of the secular crusade is proved by the meeting of the country’s first transgender (artificially changed sex) person with the Prime Minister, the highest representative of the state. (Transgender Ho Chi Min meeting with Prime Minister, Time News, August 10, 2023).

Transgenderism is part of the so-called LGBTQ community, which has been used since the 1990s to denote the former “gay community”. Collectively, “LGBT” refers to “Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender”, i.e. homosexual, bisexual and transgender, are based on the principles of individual freedom and gender equality of the godless Western secular ideology. The secular BNP alliance has also fraudulently adopted these Western values in their political philosophy under the name of “Rainbow Nation”, because “Rainbow” is the symbol of LGBTQ. But Muslims know that during the time of Prophet Lut (a.s.) Allah (swt) destroyed his nation that ignored the warnings of Lut (a.s.) and indulged in homosexuality. You see that the Western society and family systems are fragile and plagued by these misconceptions and habits. In fact, the agents of West Awami-BNP secular ruling class is committed to conducting the Western war against Islam and Muslims. However, this treacherous ruling group fraudulently used the sentiments of Islam and Muslims to rise to power and impose secularism on society and the State while in power.

O People! Allah (swt) says,

*كُنْتُمْ خَيْرَ أُمَّةٍ أُخْرِجَتْ لِلنَّاسِ تَأْمُرُونَ بِالْمَعْرُوفِ وَتَنْهَوْنَ عَنْ الْمُنكَرِ وَتُؤْمِنُونَ بِاللَّهِ وَلَوْ آمَنَ أَهْلُ الْكِتَابِ لَكَانَ خَيْرًا لَهُمْ مِنْهُمْ الْمُؤْمِنُونَ وَأَكْثَرُهُمْ الْفَاسِقُونَ*

“You are the best nation produced [as an example] for mankind. You enjoin what is right and forbid what is wrong and believe in Allah” [Surah Ali-Imran: 110]. BRAC University teacher Asif Mahtab is a brave son of this Muslim Ummah who used his position to expose the Hasina government’s democratic crusade and is hailed as a hero by all Muslims. It is a burning proof that this Muslim Ummah never knowingly accepts kufr; RasulAllah ﷺ said, “There is still Khair (good) in my Ummah and it will exist till the Day of Resurrection”. Countering Hasina’s democratic crusade requires uprooting the poison of secularism from society and the state and re-establishing the Islamic system of Khilafah (Caliphate). To achieve this goal, all Muslims must unite in the intellectual and political struggle under the leadership of Hizb ut Tahrir for the re-establishment of Khilafah Rashidah.

O Sincere Officers of the Arms Forces! You have witnessed how the life of the society i.e. students and teachers have taken a stand for Islam. Isn’t Teacher Mahtab an inspiration for you who challenged Hasina government’s so-called democratic crusade and done the right use of his position? You have the military capability through which you can uproot this secular regime including Hasina. So, we Hizb ut Tahrir call upon you to come forward and give Nusrah (power) to Hizb ut Tahrir to remove the Hasina government and restore the Khilafah. By which the crusade of the west with the help of their agents rulers against Islam will be stopped forever, and Islam as the victorious will bring the whole mankind to the light from the darkness of man-made false ideology secularism.

*الر كِتَابٌ أَنزَلْنَاهُ إِلَيْكَ لِتُخْرِجَ النَّاسَ مِنْ الظُّلُمَاتِ إِلَى النُّورِ بِإِذْنِ رَبِّهِمْ إِلَى صِرَاطِ الْعَزِيزِ الْحَمِيدِ*

“Alif, Lam, Ra. [This is] a Book which We have revealed to you, [O Muhammad], that you might bring mankind out of darknesses into the light by permission of their Lord – to the path of the Exalted in Might, the Praiseworthy.” [Surah Ibrahim: 1]

Media Office of Hizb ut Tahrir / Wilayah Bangladesh