New Path for Nahdlatul Ulama
Monday, 13 February 2023
Every election, the Nahdlatul Ulama attracts the attention of politicians. Politicization will obscure the identity of the NU as a grass root religious organization.
THE Nahdlatul Ulama (NU) has survived for a century on a road that is not always straight. In its history, the largest popular religious organization in Indonesia has often been caught in a tug-of-war between various interests. Despite this, the moderate character of its members, who are known as the sarong wearers, has provided the most significant contribution to the preservation of national unity.
Entering its second century—according t...
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