Specifically requests that he addressed to the leadership of Nahdlatul Ulama and Muhammadiyah as an Islamic organization with the largest mass number . " We recommend that the leadership of Islamic organizations , Muhammadiyah and NU in particular , to be neutral in this election , " said Komarudin , when contacted from Jakarta , Thursday ( 05/22/2014 ) .
Komarudin explained , NU and Muhammadiyah leaders must be able to perform the role as moral guardian and protector of society . Regarding political choice , all the rights of individuals and do not need to lead the public to choose a particular candidate .
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In his observations , appendices assess this year's election is still thick colored transactional practice and direction only to seize power . In this situation , said appendices , NU and Muhammadiyah leaders must be good at maintaining its integrity as a scholar should . " Enlighten the people , and the referee in his position as a public figure , " he concluded .
As is known , the large number of Muslim voters in Indonesia makes all shaft that fought in the 2014 presidential election by way of holding leaders scramble Islamic organizations . For example , figure NU Said Aqil Siradj and Mahfud MD support Prabowo - Hatta Rajasa and Chairman PP NU 's Women Khofifah Indar Parawansa who became spokesman Joko Widodo .