Muslim Ministers, Legislators, Editors to discuss UCC on Oct 22

Hyderabad: Eminent politicians, journalists and intellectuals from across the country will participate in the consultative meeting on Uniform Civil Code being held in the city on October 22.

The meeting has been convened by Tahreek Muslim Shabban (TMS) as a prelude to All India Tahafuz-e-Shariyat Conference to be held at Exhibition Grounds in Hyderabad on November 13.

The consultative meeting will be he held at Khaja Mansion, Masab Tank on October 22 (Saturday) from 11 AM onwards. The meeting will be presided by Siasat Urdu Daily Editor-in-Chief Zahed Ali Khan.

TMS President Mohammed Mushtaq Mallik informed that the meeting would be attended by representatives of all religious, social and political groups.

Representatives of All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB), Jamaat-e-Islami president Moulana Hamed Mohammed Khan, Jamiatul Ulema-e-Hind president Hafez Peer Shabbir, Sajjada Nasheen of Dargah Hazrat Amrullah Shah Dr. Asrar Hussain Razvi and Nayeb Ameer-e-Shariyat Mufti Sadeq Mohiuddin will also address the meeting.

Deputy Chief Minister Mohammed Mahmood Ali, Leader of Opposition in Telangana Legislative Council Mohammed Ali Shabbir, Karnataka’s Minister Roshan Baig, MLAs Mohammed Shakil Aamir (TRS), Jaleel Khan (AP), Chand Basha (AP), Amjed Basha (AP) and Bihar’s Dhanbad MLA Hannan Mallik, MLCs Farooq Hussain, Md. Fareeduddin, Mohammed Saleem, Ahmed Shareef (AP-TDP), former ministers N. Md. Farooq, Md. Ahmedullah, Md. Jani, Asif Pasha and other elected representatives including Corporators, Councillors, ZPTC, MPTC members and Sarpanches will participate in the meeting. Rahnuma-e-Deccan Editor-in-Chief Syed Viqaruddin and Dr. Haider Adil of Munsif TV will be the Guests of Honour.

Leaders of other religious communities and organisations including Bhaskar Binni, Dr. Chiranjeevi, Sardar Nanak Singh Nashtar and others will also attend the meeting.

“This will be a consultative meeting to discuss and finalise strategy to counter BJP-led NDA Government’s move to introduce Uniform Civil Code in the country.

The entire Muslim community is unanimous in opposing the UCC and we will not let the Sangh Parviar and its outfits to make any changes in the Muslim Personal Law.

We have been guaranteed Freedom of Religion by the Constitution of India and we will exercise this right without any fear.

We will not tolerate any kind of interference in our Shariyat by the Central Government or other organisations,” Mushtaq Mallik said.

He also informed that November 4 (Friday) will be observed as “Yaum-e-Ahed (Resolution Day)” wherein Imams will administer pledge to all Muslims during Friday sermons for protection of Shariyat. (INN)

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