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SP govt has failed Muslims, says Mehmood Madani

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The Samajwadi Party government in Uttar Pradesh has failed to fulfil promises it made to Muslims during the state polls, Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind general secretary Maulana Mehmood Madani today claimed, and announced a “massive campaign” in the state to remind the ruling party of its unfulfilled promises.

“Akhilesh Yadav government has completed four years but failed to deliver on electoral promises made to Muslims. This government is useless and incompetent. If they fail in fulfilling them in time left with them, people will teach them a lesson in the Assembly polls,” Madani told newspersons here.

He said that the party had promised to put pressure on the Centre to implement Sachchar and Rangnath Misra committee recommendations on coming to power, but nothing has been done so far.

“Samajwadi Party in 2012 Assembly polls promised to exert pressure on the Central government for implementation of Sachchar and Rangnath Misra committee recommendations on coming to power and had also vowed to do what it had to do on its part for their implementation,” Madani said.

The cleric also raised the issue of Muslim reservation.

“Besides, they had also promised that Muslims would be given separate reservation like Dalits on the basis of their economic, social and educational backwardness and release innocent Muslims arrested on terror charges. But nothing has been done on any of them,” he said.

The Jamiat Ulema-i-Hind leader, who earlier in the day took part in the state executive committee, said a decision has been taken to start a massive campaign against the “failure”, under which meetings will be held in different parts of the state to remind the Samajwadi Party of its “unfulfilled promises”.

“Its beginning will be made on January 17 from Lucknow after which another meeting will be held on February 13 in Meerut,” he said stressing that this drive of the Jamiat should not be linked with elections as the SP government still had time to rectify its mistakes.