National Convention of Minorities Commissions to be held next month

The members and chairmen of Minorities Commissions of all States in the country would meet in a national convention to be held next month to discuss issues concerning the community.

Speaking to media persons, Minorities Commission Chairman Abid Rasool Khan said that the national convention would be held in Bengaluru next month. About 500 delegates are expected to participate in the convention. He said he would be meeting Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah next week to discuss on convention’s agenda and other details. He said issues like steps to implement the orders of Minorities Commissions in their respective States, Anti-Communal Riots Bill and PM’s New 15-Point Programme would be discussed during the convention.

Retired judges and experts from various fields will also be invited for the convention.
Earlier, AP Minorities Commission chairman and members had a detailed discussion on the issue with their Karnataka counterparts including Chairperson Bilquees Banu.