Muslim organisations form coordination committee on Assam

New Delhi: In a meeting held here on 10 August at the Jamat-e Islami Hind headquarters, a coordination committee on Assam was formed under the convenership of Mujtaba Farooq, President of Welfare Party of India. The meeting decided to continue efforts to bring the Assam crisis to an end with the peaceful repatriation of all the displaced people to their homes and lands. It also decided to continue the relief work being undertaken in relief camps by Muslim organisation, to seek a dialogue with Bodo leaders and to press upon the central and state governments to repatriate the displaced as quickly as possible and to seize the illegal arms in the hands of Bodos and other militants in the BTC area.

A delegation of the coordination committee will meet central and Assam state governments leaders. The meeting was attended by representatives of Jamaat-e Islami Hind, Muslim Majlis-e Mushawarat, Milli Council, Jamiat Ahl-e Hadees, Muslim Political Council, Majlis Ulama-e Hind and S.I.O. etc.

This article appeared in The Milli Gazette print issue of 16-30 September 2012 on page no. 3

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