Delegation of Leaders from the Muslim Community call on PM

Published By : Admin | June 2, 2015 | 18:44 IST

A delegation of 30 leaders from the Muslim community, led by Imam Umer Ahmed Ilyasi, called on the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi today.

Interacting with the leaders, the Prime Minister said he neither believes in politics which seeks to divide people on communal lines, nor will he ever speak communal language. He said the politics of majority and minority had caused a lot of damage to the country. He said employment and development are the solution to all problems, and he is focused on delivering them.

The Prime Minister spoke of the initiatives in skill development taken by the Union Government, and the work done by him as Chief Minister of Gujarat in fields such as education of the girl child, and revival of the kite industry.

The Prime Minister appreciated the gesture of the leaders, to take time out to meet him, even on the busy festive occasion of Shab-e-Barat.

The Delegation members appreciated the Prime Minister's leadership over the last one year, and said they wanted to forge a partnership for progress and development with the Prime Minister. They said that the Muslim community had rejected the divisive politics of vote-banks, and was interested in development.

The leaders congratulated the Prime Minister for his vision of Muslim youth with a Quran in one hand and a computer in the other. They also congratulated him for the country's success in the adoption of the International Day of Yoga, by the United Nations.

The Union Minister of State for Minority Affairs, Shri Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, was present, and the National Security Advisor, Shri Ajit Doval, were present on the occasion.

The delegation included:

1. Imam Umer Ahmed Ilyasi
Chief Imam, All India Imam Organization

2. Dr. Khwaja Iftekhar Ahmed
President, Quami Majlis-e-Shoora

3. Qari Mohd. Mian Mazhari
Chairman, Islamic Council of India

4. Moulana Mohd. Haroon
Imam - Khateeb Jama Masjid, Race Course

5. Moulana Bilal Ahmed
Member, Shoora Tableeg-e-Jamaat Hazrat Nizamuddin Auliya

6. Moulana Mohd. Yunus
Imam - Dargaah Sharif Ajmer

7. Moulna Nasirudeen
Shahi Imam, Jama Masjid Kaithal

8. Moulana Mohammad Ikram
Imam - Khateeb Jama Masjid Bangalore

9. Moulana Burhan Ahmed Qasmi
Shahi Imam - Jama Masjid Jaipur

10. Moulana Allama Zafar Janakpuri
Shahi Imam - Muballig – e – Azam

11. Moulana Ayub Ali
Imam - Masjid Shahjahan Ajmer

12. Moulana Zakir Hussain
Tableeg -e- Jamat

13. Moulana Abdul Majeed
Shahi Imam-Khateeb Jama Masjid Cantt

14. Moulna Qari Abdul Lateef
Imam - Masjid Sarai Kale khan Mohatmim Madarsa Faizia Miftahul Quran

15. Moulana Ilyas Bharatpuri
Imam-Khateeb Mohatmim Madarsa Mariful Quran, Delhi

16. Moulna Mufti Zulfikar
President, Tanzeem-Aimma – Masajid, Uttar Pradesh

17. Moulna Lukman Tarapuri
Imam - Jama Masjid Anand, Gujarat

18. Moulana Aamir
Imam-Khateeb Jama Masjid, Meerut

19. Dr. Parvez Ahmed
Son of Late Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed, Ex-President of India, World Renowned Heart Specialist

20. Dr. Asgar Ali Khan
Advocate, High Court, Delhi

21. Dr. Firoz Ahmed Bakht
Grand Nephew of Moulana Abul Kalam Azad

22. Dr. Aslam Parvez Ahmed
Principal – Zakir Hussain College

23. Prof. Qazi Obaid Ur Rehman
Jamia Milia Islamia

24. Moulana Ashgar Ali
Shahi Imam, Patna

25. Mohd. Kasim

26. Moulana Bilal Ahmed Bijroulvi
Mohatmin Madarsa Jamia Arabia

27. Moulana Usman Gani Qadri
President, Amin – e – Shariat, Gujarat

28. Prof. Abdul Haleem Khan
Chairman – Girls College, Indore

29. Moulana Kalbey Rushaid
Shia aalim e Deen

30. Moulana mufti Afroz Alam Qasmi
Qazi Chairman – Markaji Milli Foundation

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