Pasmanda Muslim Mahaz for upliftment of Indian Muslims
30 January 2007
The Core Group of
Pasmanda Muslim Mahaz, an organization for the social, educational and economical upliftment of the downtrodden Muslims of India met at 194, North Avenue, New Delhi on 22.01.2007.At the end of the discussion, the following message was released by Mr. Ali Anwar, Member of Parliament:
"I, Ali Anwar, President of All India Pasmanda Muslims Mahaz and Member of Parliament of India, give a call to all Indian pasmanda
Muslims to assemble from each and every corner of the country in a grand panchayat of pasmanda
Muslims at Jantar Mantar on 10 th February, 2007 by 10 O'clock to persuade the Government of India by raising their collective voice for the implementation of Sachar Committee Report and certain other demands which include:
1. Dalit Muslims and Dalit Christians be included in the list of Scheduled Caste
(SC) and Scheduled Tribe (ST) and discrimination on the basis of religion be eliminated henceforth from Dalits. For this purpose, reservation percentage of SC/ST quota be enhanced.
2. Legal Protection be provided to sustain and preserve small scale industries and ancient home made crafts and to prevent them from the negative impact of
3. Other Backward Classes
(OBC) list be split into two, one relating to backward and the other for very very backward on the pattern of Bihar State.
Reservation for OBC of Muslim Minority be given in the Educational Institutions belonging to other minorities as well.
5.Census be carried out on the basis of casts and not just on the basis of model survey which in most of the cases does not reflect the ground reality.
The organizing bodies of this grand Mahapanchayat include markazi momin conference, All India Saifi Welfare Association, All India Momin Conference, OBC welfare foundation, All India Jamate Salmani Biradari, Rashtriya Jamiatul Quresh, All India Jamiatul Raien, All India Jamiatul Mansur, All India Malik Samaj, All India Jamiatul Hawarin, Akhil Bhartiya Ansari Utthan Sangh, All India Muslim Halal Khore Panchayat, Rashtriya Darzi Mahasangh, Delhi Mew welfare Siciety, All India Muniri Welfare Association, All India Jamiatul Qassar, All India Jamate Abbasia, All India Jamiatul Sabbagh, Jamate Siddiqian, New Jamate Alwiay-e- Hind, All India Anjuman Idrisia Biradari, Siddiqui Welfare Association, Students Social Justice, Jawahar Lal Nehru University, All India Jamiatul Aqqas and All India Jamate Salmani. Contact phone numbers:
09868181015, 09758949177, 09811722037, 09811123033, 09811403193, 09213743086,
09899574760, 09818057858, 09313145722, 09871269784, 09312854620.
I humbly invite all other muslims, secular persons, leaders, social bodies and organisations which agree with the above demands of the pasmanda muslims to take part in the aforesaid grand panchayat of pasmanda muslims on the given date and time at Jantar Mantar,New Delhi
(Ali Anwar) Member of Parliament."
Received on 30 January 2007 from Mr Naushad Ansari through