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India: Jamiat to launch nationwide movement for enlisting missing names in voter’s lists

Friday 26 October 2018, by siawi3

Source: http://twocircles.net/2018oct24/426652.html

Jamiat to launch nationwide movement for enlisting missing names in voter’s lists

October 24, 2018

Photo: working committee of Jamait

TCN News

A daylong meeting of Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind’s working committee under the presidentship of Maulana Usman Mansoorpuri, JUH National President was hel yesterday at its central office in New Delhi. The members of the apex body i.e. Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind Working Committee (JUHWC) has decided to launch a nationwide movement for enlisting missing names of Muslims in the voter’s lists. The members of (JUHWC) also took stock of Uttrakhand’s High Court decision for banning fatawa and prevailing situation in Islamic world especially in Saudi Arabia.

Jamiat took decision to launch voter’s list movement in the wake of revelation made by Centre for Research and Debates in Development Policy (CRDDP) that names of several lakhs Muslims have been missing from the voter’s lists that is affecting electoral and social strength of community. In order to rectify the anomaly, The National Working Committee has issued advisory to all its local branches in various states to take up this work on war footing. They have also been advised for creating mass awareness about the same.

The members of (JUHWC) also expressed their deep concern over the decision of Uttrakhand’s High Court for banning issuance of fatawa by Islamic institutions. However they expressed satisfaction over stay intervention by the Apex Court.

The members of (JUHWC) also reviewed Jamiat’s committee report about ongoing reform measures undertaken by the kingdom of Saudi Arabia. They have asked the committee members to submit exclusive resolution in the next meeting of (JUHWC).
The JUHWC has decided to hold its concluding centenary conference in November, 2019 at Deoband which was earlier scheduled to take place in the Month of February 2019.

In the meeting of (JUHWC) a detailed report on Jamiat’s relief and rehabilitation efforts in Kerala was also presented. The members of (JUHWC) expressed their satisfaction over this report. It is to be noted that till now Jamiat has spent more than five crore rupees on relief and rehabilitation work in Kerala. At present, Jamiat is engaged in construction of 100 houses and repairing 100 damaged houses after flood devastation.

The meeting was attended by nearly 40 members and special invitees representing across the country.