Civic polls: Mumbai Congress to woo minorities

In a bid to woo the minority communities ahead of the civic polls, the city unit of the Congress has decided to address their religious issues.

Updated: Dec 15, 2011, 19:23 PM IST

Mumbai: In a bid to woo the minority communities ahead of the civic polls, the city unit of the Congress has decided to reach out to them and address their religious issues.
The Minority Department of Mumbai Congress will write to
over 4,500 religious places here including masjids, madrasas,
dargahs, burial grounds, churches, as well as the religious
places of Jains and Sikhs to understand their problems.

Chairman of the Congress` minority cell, Nizamuddin
Rayeen said there are several problems concerning these
communities.

"We want to ensure that the genuine issues are addressed
positively. Instead of minorities making rounds of government
and political party offices, we want to reach out to them and
hear their grievances," Rayeen said.

"We will make a visit to these places also," he added.

PTI