Maha Muslims want more representation in Parliament

By Abdul Hameed,,

Mumbai: ‘Muslims, the second largest majority of India, should understand their political power and send as many candidates as possible to the Parliament because for passing of a bill number is required. There are nearly 50 parliamentary seats where Muslims can decide winner,’ said senior Congress leader Pundit N. K. Sharma.

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The seminar on the topic ‘Forthcoming Parliamentary Elections and the Role of the Minorities’ held on March 16 at Vishal Hall in Andheri East by Maharashtra Minorities Front (MMF), an NGO catering to minority’s problems.

The president of the front Farooq Azam Khan in his address to hundreds of males and females from the North-West Mumbai constituency said that the seminar was a part of the series of programs MMF started some 15 days back at Marathi Patrakar Sangh for creating political awareness among minorities ahead of the Lok Sabha elections.

At the end of the program a three-point resolution was passed. They included demand for five Lok Sabha tickets to Muslims in Maharashtra and Muslim reservation.

Congress leader Sharma assured the gathering that the demands will be forwarded to the Congress high command.