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|INDIAN MUSLIM POLITICAL CONFERENCE
Formation of a Front of Muslim political organisations
Aligarh, 18 August, 2002: In persuance of the decision taken at the Muslim Political Convention held in Meerut on 14th July, 2002 the Indian Muslim Political Conference organised a high level meeting of the Presidents and other top functionaries of political organisations of Muslims in its Central Office at Aligarh on 16th August, 2002. Following leaders participated in the meeting :
M.K. Sherwani, President, All India Muslim Forum
Ram Singh Yadav, State President, Indian National League
Mohd. Sulaiman, All India General Secretary, Indian National League
Naimullah Ansari, President, Momin Conference
Akhtar Ansari, Vice President, Momin Conference
Ismail Siddiqui, Joint Secretary, Momin Conference
Baseer Ahmad Khan, President, Muslim United Front Party
Dr. Masood, President, National Loktantrik Party
Mohd. Arshad, General Secretary, National Loktantrik Party
Dr. Tasleem Rahmani, President, Milli Political Council
Parvez Siddiqui, General Secretary, Milli Political Council
Saleem Peerzada, Convenor, Indian Muslim Political Conference
Dr. Ali Amir, Chairman, P.A.C., Indian Muslim Political Conference
In the conference deliberations were held for the formation of a Front of Muslim political
organisations, a common minimum programme for the Front and action plan to implement it. It was also discussed to formulate a code of conduct for the mutual cooperation among the constituents of the proposed Front.
Deep concern was expressed on the growing tendency of communalism and fascism and the damage caused by the BJP government against Muslims and the country. There was a common consensus on strategy to arrest the nefarious designs of communal forces.
The conference demanded from the Central Government not to insist on holding assembly election in
Gujarat till complete normalcy in restored and riot victims are rehabilitated at war footing.
The meeting appreciates the just decision of the Election Commission regarding the
Gujarat elections and considers it a ray of hope for the revival of democracy in India.
The meeting demanded from the goverment to allow Amnesty International to visit
Gujarat. Further it requested the Honourable President of India to sack the Modi government and impose President's rule in
Gujarat so that normalcy can be restored and peace established at the earliest.
It was decided to hold a symbolic one day Dharna soon in front of the U.P. Assembly to impress upon the Chief Minister Miss Mayawati to renotify in Babri Masjid demolition case in the light of Supreme Court directives so that legal loopholes can be plugged and confidence of minorities restored.
Indian Muslim Political Conference was authorised to implement this programme with the cooperation of other friendly
It was also decided to petition the Election Commission for dereservation of reserved constituencies in which there is substantial Muslim population and delimitation of the constituencies so that geographically
congruent areas are not splitted apart.
At the end of the meeting it was decided to continue the discussion for which soon a meeting will be held in Lucknow so that final decision regarding the finer details about the Front could be formulated. Meanwhile the participants agreed to keep in touch with each other and symbolically participate in each others programmes so that a message of political unity can be delivered.
Sd/- Mohd. Mansoor Ali Khan
INDIAN MUSLIM POLITICAL
1, Rahmat Bano Market, Medical College Road, Civil Lines, Aligarh - 202002, U.P. (India) Tel : 0571-702662
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