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Jamiat to launch nationwide movement to enlist missing names in voters' lists

Tuesday October 23, 2018 10:57 PM, News Network

Names of Muslims Missing from Voters List

New Delhi: Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind Working Committee (JUHWC) has decided to launch a nationwide movement for enlisting missing names of Muslims in the voters' lists.

The decision was taken at a day-long meeting of the Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind’s working committee held under the presidentship of Maulana Usman Mansoorpuri, JUH National President, at its central office in New Delhi.

The members of Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind Working Committee (JUHWC) also took stock of Uttrakhand’s High Court decision to ban fatawa and the prevailing situation in Islamic world especially in Saudi Arabia.

The Jamiat took the decision to launch the voters' 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 JUH National Working Committee issued advisory to all its local branches in various states to take up this work on war footing. They have also been advised to create mass awareness about the same.

The members of Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind Working Committee (JUHWC) also expressed their deep concern over the decision of Uttrakhand’s High Court to ban issuance of fatawa by Islamic institutions. However it expressed satisfaction over the stay intervention by the Apex Court.

The members of Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind Working Committee (JUHWC) also reviewed Jamiat’s committee report about the 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 Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind Working Committee (JUHWC).

The Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind Working Committee (JUHWC) in its meeting also 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 Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind Working Committee (JUHWC) a detailed report on Jamiat’s relief and rehabilitation efforts in Kerala was also presented. The members of Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind Working Committee (JUHWC) expressed their satisfaction over this report.

The Jamiat has so far spent more than five crore rupees on relief and rehabilitation work in Kerala. At present, the Jamiat is engaged in construction of 100 houses and repairing as many number damaged houses in the floods.

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

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