The American Federation of Muslims of Indian Origin (AFMI) will
hold its 20th International Convention on Education and Gala Award
Program in Marwari College Hall, at Ranchi on December 24-25,
Gold, silver and bronze Medals along
with merit certificates and cash scholarships will be awarded to
students of X and XII who have excelled in the state board
examinations from each state of India.
"Last year, students from 25 states
participated and we expect similar or more participation this
year", said an AFMI press release.
"If you are an NRI and visiting India, you are most welcome to
attend the event. Your presence will encourage, motivate and
inspire our talented students. A good number of overseas
delegates, especially from USA and Canada, will participate", it
Dr Syed Ahmed (Governor of Jharkhand), Subodh Kant Sahay (Union
minister of Tourism), Ram Vilas Paswan (MP and former Union
Minister), Badruddin Ajmal (MP), Dr. Anwar A Khan (VC, Jharkhand
Dr Syed Hasan (INSAN,Bihar), Sirajuddin Qureshi (IICC-Delhi),
Kareem Salar (Jalgaon) and P.A. Inamdar(Pune) have confirmed their
presence as guest.
Confirmation is awaited from, Maulana Syed Mohammad Wali Rehmani,
head of Khankahe Rehmania (Bihar) and Vice President of All India
Mushawarat, Asrarul Haq Qasmi, MP, Abhay Ananad, DIG, Bihar, Dr
Vizarat Rasool Khan of Hydrabad, AP and Justice (Supreme court)
Following the convention, AFMI delegates will travel to the
following cities for project reviews and zonal conferences.
Dec 26- Kolkata
Dec 27,- Lucknow, AFMI’s UP Zonal Convention
Dec 28th,-New Delhi, AFMI’s conference on “Women Empowerment
Education” at India Islamic Cultural Centre. This conference is
being held in association with the National Commission for
Minority Educational Institutions and All India Confederation for
Women’s Empowerment Through Education, New Delhi.
The conference will be inaugurated
by State Minister E Ahamad and presided by Justice M K A Siddiqui.
Women delegates from Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Delhi, Haryana,
West Bengal, Jammu & Kashmir, Assam and Rajasthan will
Dec 29th-Delhi, Conference on Dalits and Minorities
Dec 30th-Burhanpur, Madhya Pradesh. Madhya Pradesh Zonal