130 Ulamas join Bahujan Samaj Party

Expressing faith in the leadership of Uttar Pradseh CM Mayawati, 130 Ulamas have joined the Bahujan Samaj Party.

Updated: Jan 30, 2011, 21:53 PM IST

Lucknow: Expressing faith in the leadership of Uttar Pradseh Chief Minister Mayawati, 130 Ulamas have joined the Bahujan Samaj Party, its spokesman said on Sunday.

"A delegation of Ulamas, led by president of Muslim Convention Maulana Mohd Iqbal Kadri met the cabinet minister Naseemuddin Siddiqui at his residence this morning," he said.
Expressing faith in policies of the party and programmes implemented by the Mayawati government in the interest of Muslims, they took membership of the party, the BSP spokesman said.
The delegation members informed Siddiqui about the problems being faced by the Muslim community, especially those related to education.

PTI