BeyondHeadlines News Desk
New Delhi: Jamaat e Islami Hind (JIH) launched its political party today. It will be called the Welfare Party. Mujtaba Farooque will be its first president.
Milli Gazette Editor Dr Zafar-ul-Islam Khan, Iliyas Kazmi, Father Ibraham Joseph, Abdul wahab Khilji, ZA Khan and Lalitha Naik will be its Vice Presidents.
SQR Iliyas, Prof Sohail A Khan, Prof Rama Panchal, Khalida Praveen, and PC Hamza will general secretaries. Abdus Salam will head its treasury.
Speaking at the launch ceremony S Q R Iliya said: “Jamaat is not entering into politics. It is only facilitating in the formation of this party, called the Welfare Party. Further, this party will cater to all cross section of the society. ”