Joint Committee of Muslim Organizations for Empowerment
July,2007 New Delhi: The National Organizing Committee of the Joint
Committee of Muslim Organisations for Empowerment (JCMOE) has issued the
following statement :-
pursuing the overall objective of empowerment of the Muslim Community
through recognition as a Backward Class with a separates sub-quota for
reservation, several National Organizations of the Muslim Community have
formed a Joint
Committee of Muslim Organizations for Empowerment (JCMOE). The
Organizations which are currently associated with the JCMOE are;
Jamiat-ul-Ulema Hind: Maulana Arshad Madni, President,
Mahmood Madni, General Secretary
Jalaluddin Umri, Amir-e-Jamaat
All India Majlis-e-Mushawarat: Janab
4. All India
Milli Council: Dr. Manzoor Alam, General Secretary
for Empowerment of Muslim Indians(MOEMIN): Janab
Moosa Raza, President
All India Momin
Conference: Janab Furkan Ansari, MP, President
7. All India
Shia Conference: Janab Shamim Kazim, President
Markazi Jamiat-e-Ahle Hadith: Maulana Asghar Imam Mahdi Salafi,
Imarat-e-Sharia: Bihar: Maulana S. Nizamuddin, Amir-e-Shariat
All India Muslim Educational Society:
Janab Bashiruddin Babukhan, Vice President
Syed Hamid ex V.C., AMU, has kindly agreed to be its
JCMOE's National Advisory
of the Patron and the heads of the associated organizations, with Janab S.
Shahabuddin as Convener .
JCMOE has also established a National Organizing Committee
consisting of representatives of some associated organization:
Janab Mujtaba Farooque (JIH) , Janab Navaid Hamid (MOEMIN),
Janab A.H.Nomani (JUH), Dr. Zafarul-Islam Khan (AIMMM),
Janab Mauji Khan (AIMC), Maulana Aquilur Gharvi (AISC),
Dr.S.Q.R.Ilyas (Afkar-e-Milli), Mr. Amanullah Khan (U.P.Rabita
Committee), Dr. K.K.Usman (Forum of Faith and Fraternity) The
first five shall act as Joint Conveners.
JCMOE has requested various associated organizations to act as Conveners
of State Organizing Committees for urgent mobilization to press both
Central and State Governments. The State Organizing Committees shall be
broad-based with representatives of the State units of other associated
organizations as well State level bodies. The State Organizing Committees
shall nominate District Conveners and advise them to include
representatives of all associated organizations as well as local
organizations and institutions. State, district and local Committees
should invite all Muslim MPs/MLAs and other prominent social workers to
join them and leaders of all sympathetic political parties and members of
the intelligentsia, to local, district and state level meetings, organised
JCMOE has formulated a Charter of Demands (Annexure) in the light
of the UPA Manifesto, Prime Minister's assurances to the minorities, the
New 15 Point Programme for Minority Welfare and the Recommendations of the
Sachar Committee and of the Mishra Commission.
Committees should organize public meetings at the town, district
headquarter and State capital levels, to approve the Charter of Demands
and present Memoranda based on the Charter to the DMs and the Chief
Ministers, at least in all districts and states of Muslim
concentration, with copies to the Prime Minister.
the national level, the JCMOE is calling on national parties and their
leaders to explain the Muslim case and to request them to raise the
question in the coming session of the Parliament and press the government
to agree to a Discussion on Muslim Welfare and Uplift, with a view to
formulate a national strategy and line of action.
JCMOE proposes to organize if necessary, a Dharna by Muslim leaders and to
hold a Mass Rally in Delhi towards the close of the monsoon session of the
JCMOE is of the considered view that the assurances and the
recommendations for Muslim uplift are not being implemented adequately and
properly with the urgency that they deserve.
The objective of the Committee is to
mobilize public support for urgent action in this regard, particularly for
the acceptance of the Charter of Demands by the Government.
secular forces are requested to extend their support.
of Demands on Sachar Report
Recognition of Backwardness
*Recognition of the Musilm Community as a Backward Class
under Article 15 (4) of the Constitution on the basis of the factual
data collected by the Sachar Committee.
*Provision of a separate Sub-quota for Muslim Community in
proportion to their share in national/state populations and the
levels of backwardness in higher education, public employment,
development and welfare benefits and bank credit.
of the list of Muslims OBC's through reconciliation of the
discrepancy between the Mandal and State Lists and inclusion of
other eligible Muslim sub-communities.
*Institution of decennial Development Census based on
universal and easily accessible parameters and establishment of a
National Assessment and Monitoring Authority for collection,
analysis, and retrieval of the collected data and monitoring.
Political & Administrative Measures
*Raising representation of Muslims in Union and State
legislatures & PRI's, by appropriate demarcation, rotation
of reservation for SC/ST, dereservation of Muslim concentration
constituencies and other devises such as double-member
*Nomination of qualified Muslims against discretionary
appointments in the Higher Judiciary, Public Service
Commissions, Universities, Public Sector Undertakings, including
banks and insurance companies, official Boards, Authorities,
Corporations and other statutory bodies.
Composite posting of civil and police personnel in districts, blocks
and thanas of Muslim concentration.
Promotion of Education
*Establishing government schools of equal quality in all deprived
areas, in accordance with the national norms under Sarva
of exclusive high schools and hostels for girls.
of the Three Language Formula to provide for mother tongue as medium
of primary instruction and as a compulsory subject upto X.
compensation for BPL families to reduce dropout and establishment of
vocational schools & ITI's for the dropouts in deprived areas.
*Institution of scholarship for Muslims on merit or means at all
levels on parity with SC/ST.
*Encouragement and facilitation of establishment of professional
colleges and private universities by Muslims under Article 30 of the
Constitution and equal treatment under Article 29 (2) .
Employment & Economic Uplift
*Reservation in Public Employment at all levels in all cadres for
Muslims in proportion to their population in the zone of selection.
*Distribution of benefit of all development and welfare schemes
to Muslims in proportion to their eligible population at the
flow of priority sector bank credit, upto say Rs. 500,000, to
eligible borrowers by banks for the self-employed, the self-help
groups and small entrepreneurs among Muslims and other deprived
groups, in proportion to their population in the bank's
*Allocation of due share of municipal and urban development
resources to Muslim mohallas and wards.
Expeditious regularization of Muslim colonies. Rehabilitation of
those displaced in slum clearance operations or in communal
*Timebound survey of Waqf properties.
of public premises status to public Waqfs.
of Waqfs from rent control and land ceiling laws.
of National Waqf Development Corporation & statutory provision
for utilization of surplus wakf income for education & economic
of Waqf cadre to meet the administrative needs of all Waqf
*Protection of honour and
dignity of the Muslim community against denigration, demonisation
and vilification, through statutory curbs on incendiary and
provocative speeches and statements and through enactment of hate
Joint Committee of Muslim Organizations for Empowerment
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