A delegation of 30 Muslim leaders led by Imam Umer Ahmed Ilyasi called on the Prime Minister Narendra Modi. They appreciated the Modi’s leadership and said they wanted to forge a partnership for progress and development with the Prime Minister. Muslims had rejected the divisive politics of vote-banks and was interested in development. Interacting with them Modi politics of majority and minority had caused a lot of damage to the country. Employment and development are solutions to all problems and he is focused on delivering them.
They congratulated Modi for his vision of Muslim youth with a Quran in one hand and a computer in the other. They also congratulated him for the country’s success in the adoption of the International Day of Yoga, by the United Nations. Union Minister of State for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi and the National Security Advisor Ajit Doval, were present. Modi spoke of the initiatives in skill development and the work done by him as Chief Minister of Gujarat in education of the girl child and revival of the kite industry. He also appreciated their gesture to take time out to meet him even on the busy festive occasion of Shab-e-Barat.