New Delhi: February 20
Jolted with the recent violence, suppression of Muslims and Dalits in the country and to chalk out a solution senior Dalit and Muslim leaders of India held a meeting at Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind here today to hammer out the solution to fight against negative forces.
After six hours of long meeting they drafted resolution to form a joint Dalit-Muslim social front which will not only protect the Constitution as well as fraternity of the country under the laws.
Leaders and Intellectuals from both community such as Professor Kancha Ilaiah, Professor Ram Puniyani, Swami Agnivesh, Ashok Bharti, Prakash Ambedkar, Hars Mandir, Qari Mahmood Usman President Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind, Moulana Mohammed Madni, Moulana Arshad Madni, Kamal Farooqui and many more have participated in the meeting. More than 200 leaders have participated in the meeting.
Moreover, leaders from other minorities’ community including Sikh and Christians have also participated in the event.
Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind has hold the event with the theme of 'Country at Cross Road – The Way Ahead' organised by the Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind office on Monday here.
Speaking on the occasion, well-known social activist Professor Ram Puniyani said that RSS wants a Hindu nation since its inception. And now when they are in power they are implementing their plans. "If this government returned to the power then constitution cannot be protected,” he asserted adding that in the last four years, they have been dividing people by spreading fear, hate and communalism in the country with the help of social media.
“If we want to save the country, the Constitution and its fraternity we have to act as one in the upcoming General Election against the BJP.” Puniyani added.
Following the event, former MP and grandson of BR Ambedkar, Prakash Ambedkar said that BJP government is constantly trying to weaken and change the Constitution.
“To trounce them, we need to kick start a revolution. We need to neutralize communal forces through cultural exchange," he said.
Speaking the event, President of the Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind Qari Mohammad Usman said, “As a people of India, we have right to question to the government but it now is being squashed.”
“We need to expose the government and the hate they have been spreading in the country for political gain.” He added
While spiritual leader Swami Agnivesh emphasised that the recent events against Dalits and Muslims are horrifying. “We have to unite to fight against these forces.”
Later in the event, Moulan Arshad Madani said, “Not only Muslims, the ruling party want to erase Christens from the Indian geography.
“It is a high time to form a common platform to fight against them.” He said
At the end of the programme, General Secretary of the Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind Maulana Mohmood Madni said that all know that Muslims-Dalits have been targeted from last four years by a particular political party. I’m glad that prominent faces of both the community have come on board to chalk out a solution of this menace.”
“Today we have very fruitful meeting with all senior leaders. A lot of suggestions have been received from all leaders. Soon we will extract some of the major point from the suggestions and will move forward to it,” Madni added.
Bullet points of the event –
- Form a Dalit-Muslim alliance to fight against negative forces
- Road map to save the Constitution by trouncing BJP in 2019 general election
- Expose the government and his policies.
- Fight for the rights of Muslim-Dlait suppressed by the government.
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Azeemullah Siddiqi ,Media incharge Jamiat Ulama-I-Hind (7874012584