Welfare Party of India
|Founded||18 April 2011|
|Headquarters||E-57/1, 2nd Floor, Scholars Apartment, A.F.E - Part 1. Okhla, New Delhi - 110025|
|ECI Status||Registered party|
The Welfare Party of India is an Indian Islamist political party launched on 18 April 2011, striving for value-based politics in India. Its first National President was Mujtaba Farooq.
The Welfare Party of India was launched in Delhi on 18 April 2011 at the Ambedkar Bhavan. It announced a 35 member working committee representing the plurality of Indian populace with diverse regions, religions and communities. There were political persons, religious personalities, Dalit, human right and social activists in the team led by Mujtaba Farooq (President), a veteran trade union leader, social and educational activist.
The organization argues for comprehensive land reform. Several struggles were organized by the landless people of Kerala.
The party organized the Kerala Land Summit, an academic conference, held 10–11 May 2017, to prepare a Comprehensive Land Reform Act.
Opposition to demonetization
- President: SQR Ilyas
- Vice Presidents: Father Abraham Joseph, Moulana Abdul Wahab Khilji, Dr. B.T. Lalitha Naik
- General Secretaries: Shafi Madni
- Secretaries: Subramani A., Sheema Mohsin, Mr. Ambujakshan
- National Secretaries: Sharjeel Usmani and Waseem RS
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