TRIBUNNEWS.COM, JAKARTA – General President of Muhammadiyah, Haedar Nashir, reminded religiously based social organizations (organizations) to focus on the field of da & # 39; wah and education to the people.
While involvement in practical politics only concerns political parties and political party elites.
"If all religious institutions fight for political interests, the nation will undergo more politicization, later they will be dragged there." Human affairs, education, education, only massive organizations and community leaders ", he said after filling the Eid al-Adha 1439 H / 2018 prayer on the Koperbi field in the complex Bank Indonesia office on Wednesday (22-08-2018).
Recently, he has seen the tendency that political forces receive the support of the community and the citizens of the organization. Then the political power of dragging religious organizations and other civil society organizations involved in practical political interests.
Looking back, he explained, the Indonesian people could stay big because of the many pillars. This is evident from the representation of representatives in the People & # 39; s Consultative Assembly (MPR) of the Republic of Indonesia.
In the past, he said, the MPR RI was divided into three representations. First, political aspirations by political parties whose institutions are parliamentary institutions, namely the DPR. Second is regional representation in the DPD RI. Then there are representatives of groups and social groups in Indonesia.
"With these three, Indonesia can really get up, go up and survive. If it goes along, it will become a political force, later there will be no strategic reserves in the nation," he said.