Direct link to scholarships offered by  Govt. of India

List of Private NGOs offering scholarships

Hajj:

The Journey of a Lifetime

Click here for step by step Haj Guide

Ummid Assistant

Admissions open at AMU off campus centers Murshidabad and Malappuram (Kerala).

Welcome Guest! You are here: Home » National

National Imams Convention for Muslim Reservation in New Delhi Nov 30

Wednesday November 24, 2010 06:58:54 PM,  Pervez Bari, ummid.com

Related Article

Govt. should stop playing game with Muslims:

On the way to MGM ground in Aurangabad on January 28 yesterday where a rally was organised to press the  »

'Reservation is the right of Muslims'

Muslim reservation due to backwardness, not because of religion: Syed Shahabuddin

The very basis of reservation is religion: Maulana Rahmani

Muslim MPs for fundamental changes in Women Bill

Muslim MPs say reservation alone can help community

Bhopal: The All India Imams Council, (AIIC), winding up its ongoing public awareness programs of Muslim reservation in different states during the month of November is holding “National Imams Convention for Muslim Reservation” on November 30th in New Delhi at Mavlenkar Hall from 10 a.m.


Talking to this correspondent Maulana Usman Baig, president AIIC, said this convention will be attended by about 700 Masjid Imams representing 15 states. The focus is on four states which include Delhi, Haryana, Rajasthan and western Uttar Pradesh, he added.


"We are inviting ministers, Members of Parliament, leaders of secular political parties, scholars and community leaders to address this convention", he said.


Maulana Baig pointed out that Justice Sachchar Committee has identified Muslim backwardness and Justice Ranganath Misra Commission has prescribed 10 per cent reservation to all Muslims all over India. It was also offered in the election manifesto released by the Congress Party in 2009. But unfortunately it has not been materialized so far. So, as a part of the ongoing movement for Muslim reservation, the Imams Council has decided to play its role, he emphasized.


Explaining about AIIC the Maulana informed that Imams Council is a nation-wide platform of Muslim religious scholars (Ulema) and Masjid prayer leaders (Imam).


"Our aim is to bring Imam and Ulema to the forefront of social welfare and developmental activities. We have branches and activities in most of the Indian states. Our target is on Imams, who lead prayers in Masjids. We have been so far successful due to our access of Masjids and Mohallas in eradicating social evils like alcoholism, drug addiction and dowry system", Maulana Baig revealed.


He said the speakers in the convention who have confirmed their participation include: Maulana Sayyad Mohammad Wali Rahmani, General Secretary of the All India Muslim Personal Law Board, (AIMPLB); Maulana Sufiyan (Deoband); Mufti Mohammad Mukarram, Shahi Imam Fatahpuri Masjid, Delhi; Member of Parliament Maulana Asrar-ul-Huq; Maulana Yaseen Usmani, vice president All India Milli Council; Maulana Syed Ahmad Nizami, Sajjada Nasheen, Dargah Hazrat Nizammuddin Aulia (R), New Delhi; Maulana Tauqeer Raza Khan; Dr. Zafarul Islam Khan, Editor Milli Gazette; ex-MP Shahabuddin; SQR Illyas, Editor Afkaar-e-Milli; Member of Parliament Oscar Fernandes; Mulayam Singh, president Samajwadi Party; Tahir Madani, general secretary Rashtriya Ulema Council.

 
Maulana Baig said Vice President of India Hamid Ansari and Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman K. Rahman Khan have also been invited to put forth their views on Muslim reservation in the convention. However, no confirmations have been received yet from the two dignitaries, he informed.

(pervezbari@eth.net)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  Bookmark and Share                                          Home | Top of the Page

Comment on this article

Name:
E-mail Address:
Write here...

News Pick

Dalai Lama honoured with doctorate at Jamia

The Dalai Lama, the spiritual leader of six millions Tibetans and a global icon of peace and inter-faith harmony, was Tuesday conferred an honorary doctorate by Delhi's   »

French tourist town to dedicate 2012 as the Year of India

Saint Tropez, a picturesque town in southeast France which attracts about five million tourists annually, is all set to dedicate 2012 as the year of India - all for a love story that binds the two in history. Claude Maniscalco, director   »

Paswan, Brinda in parliamentary-civil society team visiting Kashmir

A 10-member team of political leaders, rights activists and academics will visit the troubled Kashmir Valley to hold talks with "all sections of the society to discuss issues    »

347 people killed in Cambodian festival stampede

A senior government spokesman said Tuesday that 347 people had died and 410 were injured in a stampede on a crowded bridge late Monday in Phnom Penh. The tragedy happened when a crowd of thousands panicked   »

PM not obliged to sanction Raja prosecution: Attorney General

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh was not obliged under the law to give sanction for prosecution of former telecom minister A. Raja in the scandal involving spectrum allocation to mobile companies merely on the basis of a letter  »

India a nation of immense power and presence: UAE daily

The United Arab Emirates (UAE), home to a large number of Indians, recognises that "India is now a spearhead of the future markets and a nation of immense power and presence", a leading UAE daily said in an editorial  »

More Headlines

Oman to allow temple, gurdwara

CII releases India-Arab trade manual

Yeddyurappa survives - at a cost to his and BJP's image

Malaysian Hindus protest Obama's portrayal as Lord Shiva

Stop slaughtering animals, appeals Himachal monastery

Andhra Chief Minister Rosaiah resigns citing age

No parliament business for ninth day, 2G deadlock on

JD-U and BJP sweep Bihar, RJD and Congress humiliated

Dalai Lama honoured with doctorate at Jamia

India's future lies in primary education for all: Lapierre

French tourist town to dedicate 2012 as the Year of India

 

 

 

Top Stories

JD-U and BJP sweep Bihar, RJD and Congress humiliated

Bihar's Chief Minister Nitish Kumar was Wednesday poised to lead his Janata Dal-United (JD-U)    »

What makes Nitish Kumar special

Bihari youth excited by poll results, call it new hope

Rabri Devi loses Raghopur, Sonepur polls

 

Picture of the Day

A View of INOX Multiplex, Goa, getting ready for hosting the 41st IFFI-2010, in Panjim, Goa on November 21, 2010.

(Photo: Mukesh)

 

  Most Read

Andhra Chief Minister Rosaiah resigns citing age

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister K. Rosaiah resigned Wednesday, saying he was unable to withstand the work-pressure because of his age  »

No parliament business for ninth day, 2G deadlock on

It was the ninth successive day of no business in parliament Wednesday with both houses being adjourned again over the opposition demand for  »

  Eight days of adjournment cost nation Rs.63 crore

 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

RSS  |  Contact us

| Quick links

News

 

Subscribe to

Ummid Assistant

 

National

Religion

RSS

Scholarships

About us

International

Culture

Twitter

Government Schemes

Feedback

Regional

History

Facebook

Education

Register

Politics

Opinion

Newsletter

 

Contact us

Business

Career

     

Education

       

 

 

Ummid.com: Disclaimer | Terms of Use | Advertise with us | Link Exchange

Ummid.com is part of the Awaz Multimedia & Publications providing World News, News Analysis and Feature Articles on Education, Health. Politics, Technology, Sports, Entertainment, Industry etc. The articles or the views displayed on this website are for public information and in no way describe the editorial views. The users are entitled to use this site subject to the terms and conditions mentioned.

© 2010 Awaz Multimedia & Publications. All rights reserved.