Cak Imin: The Difference of Muhammadiyah-NU Only About Sunnah

By : Herry Barus And Aldo Bella Putra | Sunday, May 06 2018 - 00:30 IWST

Ketua Umum DPP PKB Abdul Muhaimin Iskandar (Foto Ist)
Ketua Umum DPP PKB Abdul Muhaimin Iskandar (Foto Ist)

INDUSTRY.co.id - Jakarta - Chairman of the National Awakening Party (PKB) Muhaimin Iskandar said the difference between Muhammadiyah with Nahdlatul Ulama (NU) is only a matter of sunnah only, for example about praying qunut at dawn prayer and the number of rakah tarawih prayer.
"The difference about the sunnah triggered the debate, but I have vowed to end the debate," said Muhaimin when giving a statement in Tasyakuran Milad 86 Years of Muhammadiyah Youth at Muhammadiyah Da'wah Center, Jakarta, Saturday (5/5/2018)
Muhaimin's pledge to no longer debate the difference between Muhammadiyah and NU is not without cause. He recounted that time was involved in the debate about the number of rakah tarawih prayers while still in Yogyakarta.
Muhammadiyah indeed performs tarawih prayers as much as eight rak'ahs plus three rakaat witir prayers, while the total NU is working on 23 rak'ahs.
"Finally the debate has not ended until those involved in the debate, including me, have not even practiced tarawih prayers until dawn, and since then I have vowed to end the debate," he said.
A number of national political figures attended the Thasyakuran Milad 86 Years of Muhammadiyah Youth held at the Muhammadiyah Da'wah Center.
Sitting with the Chairman of the Muhammadiyah Youth Leadership Center Dahnil Anzar Simanjuntak in the place of honor, seen Chairman of the Assembly who is also Chairman of PAN Zulkifli Hasan, Vice Chairman of the Assembly who is also Chairman of PKB Muhaimin Iskandar, Member of the House of Representatives Democratic Party of Indonesia (PDI) Struggle Arteria Dahlan , and Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources Ignatius Jonan.
Tasyakuran Milad 86 Years Youth Muhammadiyah held simple. All Muhammadiyah Youth cadres and guests sit lesehan at KH Ahmad Dahlan Auditorium.
A number of traveling traders look invited into the auditorium to provide food to the audience such as meatballs and coffee around.
In addition to Muhammadiyah Youth cadres, Tasyakuran Milad 86 Years Youth Muhammadiyah also attended the scooter community in Jakarta.
The Tasyakuran will also release the Expedition of Nationality Mufti Diversity which will be followed by the cadre of Muhammadiyah Youth cadres and the vespa community from Sabang to Merauke. (Ant)

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