Book Name:Shaitan kay baaz hathyar
as ‘even so-and-so officer and leader came to my home to offer condolences’ have no good in it. Believe me! This mentality shows a strong possibility of the existence of desire for fame and respect.
Anyway, those having relations with worldly personalities or arranging for someone to talk to them on phone know their intentions; who are we to decide what their intention is! We should have a positive and good assumption about them because it is necessary to have a good assumption about what a Muslim has done.
A’lā Ḥaḍrat Imām-e-Aĥl-e-Sunnat, reviver of religion, Maulānā Shāĥ Imām Aḥmad Razā Khān عَـلَيْهِ رَحْـمَةُ الْـمَـنَّان has stated, ‘It is Wājib to have a good assumption about a Muslim as long as possible. A bad suspicion is no less Ḥarām than ostentation.’ (Fatāwā Razawiyyaĥ, vol. 5, pp. 324)
A’lā Ḥaḍrat رَحْمَةُ اللهِ تَعَالٰی عَلَيْه has further stated: As long as possible, it is Wājib to have a good assumption about what a Muslim has done. (ibid, vol. 19, pp. 691)
Good assumption about those not keeping their promise
If someone did not attend the ritual of Īṣāl-e-Šawāb despite promising to do, we should still have a good assumption about him; he may have forgotten or got into some trouble etc. Even