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Highlights of Recent Major Accomplishments.

PUBLIC RELATIONS and INFORMATION PROGRAM

A program to disseminate information and conduct public relations related to the problems, issues and achievements of Muslims in India. A few notable highlights are enumerated below.

1987:

  • Published an advertisement in Washington Post to draw public attention to the frequent occurrence of large scale anti-Muslim sectarian riots in India.

  • AIM Board members meet with Rajiv Gandhi, Prime Minister of India on his State visit to Washington DC.

  • Discussed the problem of anti-Muslim communal riots with the officials of the Indian Embassy.

  • Started publication of the newsletter entitled, THE AIM.

1989:

  • Organized a meeting of the Indian Muslim community in US with Maharaja Karan Singh, Indian ambassador to US, to discuss the situation of Indian Muslims.

  • Organized a meeting of the Indian Muslim community with Farook Abdullah, Chief Minister of Jammu & Kashmir, to discuss the Kashmir problem.

1990:

  • Organized a meeting of the Indian Muslim community in US with George Fernandez, visiting Indian government minister.

  • Sent letters to 15 US senators and 40 US Congressmen seeking their help to stop frequent anti-Muslim communal riots in India.

1992:In the aftermath of the demolition of Babri mosque in Ayodhya, organized the following:

  • A protest rally at the Indian embassy;

  • A public meeting of the Indian community;

  • A meeting with senior officials of the US State Department;

  • Made presentations on this terrible disaster to: the Indian-American Business Council, the George Washington University International Study Forum, the Organization of Islamic Countries, the International Monetary Fund, the United Nations Organization.

1994:

  • AIM in cooperation with other US based Indian Muslim organizations, held a meeting with Narsimha Rao, Prime Minister of India on his state visit to US, and presented a memorandum to him.

  • Organized a campaign to repeal the draconian TADA (Terrorists and other Destructive Activities) legislation in India that had been abused to harass Muslims in India.

  • Organized a presentation on the plight of Muslims in India on local Indian TV channels.

1995 :

  • AIM members held a meeting with Indian Foreign Minister Pranab Mukherjee, on the situation of Muslims in India.

  • Organized a meeting of the Indian Muslim community with Justice R. Venkatachalliah, chairman, National Human Rights Commission of India, during his visit to US, and submitted a petition to him on the violation of human rights of Muslims in India.

1997 :

  • Organized a seminar and poster exhibition entitled, “Indian Muslims, 50 Years After Independence.”

  • Co-sponsored with other communal harmony organizations a seminar entitled “ Secularism and Democracy in India”, addressed by Indian Muslim leader Dr Asghar Ali Engineer.

2001 :

  • Published an advertisement in Washington Post on the occasion of the state visit of Indian Prime Minister AB Vajpayee to US, to highlight the violation of human rights of minorities in India.

2002 - 2005 : In the aftermath of the horrible massacre of Muslims in Gujarat, organized the following events.

  • A meeting of the Indian Muslim community with the visiting delegation of members of Indian parliament, requesting them to help stop the violence and rehabilitate the victims.

  • A Peace Rally at the Indian Embassy, co-sponsored with other Associations to address the violence in Gujarat.

  • A meeting of the Indian Muslim community with the Indian ambassador, Lalit Mansingh, to protest the violent carnage in Gujarat.

  • A nation-wide petition drive, appealing US Secretary of State, Colin Powell to ask the Indian government to stop violence against Muslims in Gujarat, and rehabilitate the victims.

  • Facilitated a hearing at the US Commission on International Religious Freedom, on the anti-Muslim violence in Gujarat.

  • Organized a successful public movement to have the US Government deny visa to Narendra Modi to visit US and to prevent Modi from visiting US.
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