ALL INDIA MUSLIM
Resolutions of the Markazi Majlis-e-Mushawarat
Resolutions on UPA’s First Year in Power, AMU’s New Admission Policy, Arrangements for Haj, 2006, Model Nikahnama, Advani Visit to Pakistan, Coming Election in Bihar, Desecration of Holy Quran and Islamophobia in the USA and Developments in Palestine and Iraq
Meeting of the Markazi Majlis-e-Mushawarat, 11 June, 2005
The Markazi Majlis-e-Mushawarat held a
meeting on 11 June, 2005 with Mr. Syed Shahabuddin, President of the All
India Muslim Majlis-e-Mushawarat in chair. Among the members who
participated were Maulana Ejaz Ahmad Aslam, Editor, Radiance Dr. Zafarul
Islam Khan, Editor, Milli Gazette, Mr. Akbar Jung, former Secretary,
Ministry of Civil Aviation, Mr. M. Hamid Ansari, former Ambassador to UN
and ex-Vice-Chancellor, AMU, Mr. S. Mahmood Ali and Mr. S.M.Y. Nadeem,
former Joint Secretaries to the Government of India, Maulana Zeeshan
Hedayati, Chairman, Safinatul Hedaya Trust, Maulana Aqueelul Gharavi, Mr.
Amanullah Khan, President, UP Rabita Committee, Mr. Irfanullah Khan,
former General Manager (Communication), Hindustan Lever, Mr. Waris Rasheed
Kidwai and Mr. S.M. Hasnain Abidi.
The MMM offered its felicitations to the UPA Government for
successfully completing one year in office and also apprised it of the
rising dissatisfaction in the Muslim community at the slow pace of
fulfillment of the provisions in the CMP and suggested regular
consultation between community leaders and the Government.
The MMM expressed its surprise at the adoption of its name by the
dissident Group without any moral or legal justification and invited the
dissidents to rejoin the All India Muslim Majlis-e-Mushawarat.
The MMM welcomed the new Admission Policy of the AMU and
viewed it as constitutionally, legally and socially justified. It demanded
reservation for Muslims according to their population in all central
and state institutions of higher learning.
The MMM welcomed the revision of the National Curriculum Framework
and appointed a Committee headed by Mr. M. Hamid Ansari, former
Vice-Chancellor, AMU to examine the Revised Framework, particularly from
the angle of ‘moral education, medium of primary instruction, teaching
of languages and syllabi for Social Studies and History.
The MMM welcomed the raise in the Haj quota to 1,37,000 for Haj 2006
and suggested reduction of subsidy by reducing the Charter fare to
2/3 of the IATA fare and raising the Haj Fare by Rs.2,000/-. The
MMM also made several suggestions for improving the arrangements for the
welfare of the pilgrims.
The MMM considered the model Nikahnama adopted by the All
India Muslim Personal Law Board at Bhopal as an important step in
the right direction and welcomed the decision for monitoring
Shariat-related cases in the High Courts and for expanding the Darul Qaza
system and intensifying the campaign for Social Reform.
The MMM felt that the controversy generated by Shri Advani’s visit
to Pakistan may reopen the wounds of Partition and vitiate the social
environment and called for vigilance by Government and civil society.
The MMM welcomed the dissolution of Bihar Assembly and called upon
all secular parties to form the Bihar Secular Alliance to defeat
the anti-secular parties and to form a stable Secular Government in Bihar
in the coming election.
The MMM deplored the growing Islamophobia in the USA and
called upon the US Government to apologize for the desecration of
the Holy Quran in its Detention Centres and to close them.
The MMM requested the Government of India to take note of the serious
developments in Palestine and requested it to play a more proactive
role in rolling back Israeli occupation and establishing the Palestinian
The MMM reiterated its call for the vacation of Iraq by occupation
forces, in order to curb violence and to create an atmosphere in
which all sections of the Iraq people may join hands to write the
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