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JUH building 370 houses for flood victims

Moradabad: Large number of people were affected and rendered homeless because of floods in different parts of the country. In Moradabad district also because of floods in Ram Ganga river large number of people were rendered homeless. Many political and social organisations had taken up relief and rehabilitation work for flood affected people. Jamiatul Ulama-e-Hind also took active part and in addition to supply of essential goods to the flood affected people it also undertook the task of building 371 houses for those who were rendered homeless.

Jamiatul Ulama’s general secretary Maulana Abdul Aleem Farooqi and state president of Jamiat Maulana Syed Ashhad Rashidi said at a press conference that Jamiat’s 90 years history is witness to the fact that whenever the country or any part of it faced any national, natural or man-made disaster, it has come forward to provide relief and help to the affected masses without any kind of discrimination. In pursuance of the same policy, it has set up relief camps at various places from where relief materials are being provided to affected people. Medical camps have also been set up where, with the help of teams of doctors, medical assistance is being provided to people free of cost. They said that the Jamiat has also undertaken the project of building 371 houses for the people who are rendered homeless and the work is going on without any break. They also requested resourceful people to come forward in this humanitarian work. In addition to these two, Mufti Altafur Rahman, Maulana Khurshid Anwar, Haji Fasihullah Qureshi also spoke and made an appeal to people to cooperate in providing relief and assistance to the affected people.
 

This article appeared in The Milli Gazette print issue of 16-30 November 2010 on page no. 19

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