June 5, 2016
Sir, There is nothing consistent about human behavior except its tendency to drift towards evil. No. amount of social, cultural and educational progress could ever eradicate the deep roots of evil from society. We, too, have got a number of social evils in our country. It is not the moral duty of any single individual, department or non-government organization to wage a war against social evils, it is rather the duty of all of us to work for the removal of social evils which are constantly on the increase in recent times. The love of money, and the lack of it, the root cause of all kinds of evil. Lack of education and proper training has also contributed a lot to the spread of these evils. Black-marketing, dowry, smuggling, bribery, child-lifting, gang-rapes, target killing, nepotism, jobbery, profiteering, fraud, robbery, beggary, adulteration, drug addiction, smoking, poverty, disease, and ignorance are the main social evils which are shaking the very foundation of our country.
The major problem of our society is that everyone is fully aware of his rights, but very few know their social obligations. The ulema and the educated persons must come forward in order to reconstructs society according to the teachings of Islam. They should not shut their eyes towards the various social evils that are likely to undermine the very foundation of our homeland. Much remains to be done in the way of social reforms in Pakistan. But first of all, we will have to determine our goal to be achieved, then we should look for the officials and workers who are patriotic, far-sighted and courageous enough to remain steadfast to their principles against all the hostile elements for the great cause of humanity.