Maharashtra: On the eve of Popular Front Day, February 17, various programs were conducted by the Maharashtra state unit.
Celebrations held across the state including Nanded, Pune, Thane and Aurangabad.
Social Activists, Political Leaders, prominent personalities of Grand Masjids participated and delivered speeches.
Programs kick started by a flag hoisting ceremony by the district presidents at district headquarters, Handbills were distributed, Bike Rally and Street corner meetings held at different places at Pune. Programs concluded with Public Meetings and cultural programmes.
Popular front cadres visited government's civil hospitals of Pune and Nanded, distributed fruits to ( around 200) the patients.
ACTIVIST GET TOGETHER
Activist get-together, Bike Rally, cultural programme were conducted as a part of the celebrations.
In an activist get-together program organized at NWM Corporation School, Nanded, following Chief Guests, participated. Meraj Ansari State General Secretary, Hafiz Fayyaz Sab, masjid imam Ismail Khan (MDO),Quazi Rafiq, Jamiat Ulema, Zuber sir, NCP, Mohammed Sadiq, Editor Kamil Yaqeen Urdu daily
In Aurangabad get-together program
Chief guests Moulana inside rahman President, Patoda Madrasa Beed,
Moulana Abdur Rahman Nadvi, Maharashtra State General Secretary, All India Imams Council ( AIIC) were some among the guest speakers and delivered thought provoking speech. Around 200 participants had attended in this get-together.
Similar activist get-together held at several places in Thane and Jalna.
In Mumbai celebrations were conducted at 4 different places .
More than 350 people including women and Children attended the Cultural Program, in which,
Mohammed Hanif Khan, State Vice president of Popular Front, Akbar Patel Social Activist, Aslam Sayyed, Iliyas Patel, from SDPI, Yaseen Peerzade,Jaafar Khan (Popular Front Dist.Secretary and Dist.Member), Imam and Khatib Darga of Vashat Masjid were some among the guest speakers participated.