Idris ducks questions on sultan’s call to attend Bon Odori

Strict undertakings serve Idris Ahmad has would not remark on whether he will be taking up the Sultan of Selangor’s call for him to go to the Bon Odori celebration in Shah Alam.

Idris, who on Tuesday had said Muslims shouldn’t partake in the yearly summer celebration, over and again would not remark on the issue when asked by correspondents.

“I would rather not draw out this Bon Odori issue,” he basically said. He likewise encouraged the media to ask him inquiries on issues other than the Bon Odori celebration.

Idris had said on Friday that the Bon Odori festivity was “affected by components of different religions”, following exploration by Jakim, the Islamic advancement division.

Idris Ahmad.
On Wednesday, Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah, who is top of the Islamic religion in Selangor, told the state Islamic strict division (Jais) to permit the Bon Odori celebration to continue.

King Sharafuddin said he had gone to Bon Odori quite a long while back and didn’t find it inconvenient to the act of the Islamic confidence.

He likewise trained authorities of Jais and Shah Alam City Council to go to Bon Odori to “see with their own eyes” what happens at the celebration.

After a day, he approached Idris, who is likewise a PAS VP, to go to the celebration to “figure out the contrast among religion and culture”.

King Sharafuddin said he didn’t believe the priest should utilize Jakim to make “confounding and off base explanations which could adversely influence the picture and notoriety of the division”.

Bon Odori, which is coordinated by the Japanese people group in Malaysia, is making a return following a two-year break in light of Covid-19. It will be held in Shah Alam on July 16 and in Penang on July 30.

The celebration exhibits Japanese culture and incorporates drum exhibitions and the Bon Odori dance.

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