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Muslim organisation to field candidate against Sonia

April 14, 2006 16:16 IST

The All India United Muslim Morcha, a non-political organisation, will field Mohibur Rehman alias Haji Munna as an independent candidate against Congress president Sonia Gandhi for the by-election from the Rae Bareilly parliamentary constituency.

National co-convenor of the Morcha, Kamal Ashraf, said Rehman was formerly the national general secretary of the Samata Party.

Ashraf said the Morcha's main issue in the election will be reservation for Muslims according to their population.

He claimed that eminent Muslim religious leaders, including Kalve Jauvad and Kalve Sadiq, will address election meetings of the Morcha.

Rehman is expected to file his nomination on April 17 or 18 for the May 8 bypoll.

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Sub: Sonia must win!

Sonia Gandhi shouldn't loose for a Muslim, that too a guy who talks about reservation. Do away with all reservations. Make special JEE for all ...

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