MUMBAI: A section of Muslim leaders have decided to reach out to Hindus as part of the national civil rights campaign.
At a meeting organized by the new float Indian Muslims for Civil Rights (IMCR) on Saturday, the leaders decided to launch a campaign soon to clear the misunderstanding and build bridges between the two communities.
“If people’s minds are poisoned, the answer is that we should fight hate with love. Every Muslim should meet at least four Hindus and put out the fires of hate,” the former minister said. Naseem Khan, one of the speakers. Many supported his view.
Hosted by President of Islam Gymkhana Yusuf Abrahni, the meeting brought together approximately 100 prominent community leaders and activists from across the city. Calling on community members to come out of their lethargy, former MP Mohammed Adeeb said the community is “waging its existential battle”. “Never before has the community faced such a situation. The situation is so bad that our constitutional rights are restricted. Political parties only remember us during elections and unless we take urgent corrective action , we will not be able to improve the situation. We must take the help of secular non-Muslims and Dalits in this fight for justice and a dignified life,” Adeeb said.
Khurshid said this outfit is not an exclusive Muslim club. “The IMCR is not exclusively for Muslims. It is of course established by Muslims, but it will also seek the help of other people. We want to put our house in order first,” he said. he declared.
Senior Advocate and NCP Leader Majeed Memon said the very life, security and liberty of the community, guaranteed by the Constitution, are at risk.
All India Memon Jamat Federation President Iqbal Memon Officer said Mumbai has supported many movements and the city will stand in every campaign to save the Constitution.
Supreme Court lawyer Fuzail Ayubi said the delegation would soon visit cities like Hyderabad, Jaipur and Bangalore and seek support from like-minded groups and NGOs. Former bureaucrat Masood Husain explained the different areas the group would focus on. “Legal Cell and Media Cell are two of our important segments that we will also focus on,” said activist Azam Baig.