Letter from the Mayor

Mayor writes back to IMF. Photo Credit to The National Archives

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Charity Night to raise funds in the fight against Cancer

A packed hall in East Ham of Newham's Indian Muslims raised money to help in the fight against Cancer.

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Together Everyone Achieves More

Together everyone achieves more

On Saturday 9th January, Rachael Maskell MP for York Central met with volunteers from the Seven Kings Mosque in Redbridge to welcome them to York and to thank them for all their hard work helping to clear up after the recent flooding.

The charity event organised by the Indian Muslim Federation, also raised £10,000

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Manish Patel

Manish Patel

Born and brought up in a small village of SARAR, Vadodara District where I imbibed the pastoral beauty of fields of cotton, tossing wheat crops in the spring zephyr and green grass.

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Best Retailers Award in Wood Green London

Best Retailers award for Wood Green London

Well known business men and prominent members of IMF Mr. Javed Neki and his son Mohsin Neki have been awarded the Best Retailers Award in Wood Green London. We congratulate the hard working father & son duo

Unity in Diversity

In the wake of growing Islamophobia and rise of anti-immigrant parties, business and community leaders in London came together at a dinner called by the Indian Muslim Federation.Indian high commissioner Ranjan Mathai was the chief guest at the event.

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In the wake of growing Islamophobia and rise of anti-immigrant parties, business and community leaders in London came together at a dinner called by the Indian Muslim Federation.Indian high commissioner Ranjan Mathai was the chief guest at the event

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organised by the Indian Muslim Federation (Newham Branch) on Tuesday, 31st March 2015 at Newham Town Hall, London.
Gopal Gives speech to commemorate Gandhi

Gandhi in London

A new statue commemorating the life and works of Mahātmā Gandhi - the inspiration for the non-violent civil rights movement - was unveiled in the Parliament Square, London on 14th March 2015. Tributes were paid by Rt. Hon. Prime Minister David Cameron; Mr. A. Jaitley, Minister of Finance, Government of India; a reading by Mr. Amitabh Bachchan, Indian Actor and Reflection by the grandson of Mahātmā Mr. Gopalkrishna Gandhi.

The text of the speech delivered by Shri Gopalkrishna Gandhi is re-printed and circulated at the Indian Muslim Federation (UK) programme

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British Indian Muslims Remember Babri Mosque

"Muslims and especially the Indian Muslims cannot forget their historical Babri Mosque and the deep scar left on their psyche by its demolition on 6 December 1992 at the hands of extremist Hindu zealots." President of Indian Muslim Federation (IMF) Shamsuddin Agha has said in a statement issued today.

Marking the 22nd anniversary of Babri Mosque, demolished 22 years ago in Ayodhya, Mr Agha said, "Sometimes brute powers succeed in overpowering weaker communities and implementing their despicable plans. But self-respecting communities and individuals do not accept injustice and illegal occupation of their rightful heritage. They fight until they get back what is rightfully theirs. Muslims in India and their brethren outside India will continue raising their voice against the most heinous barbarism displayed in Ayodhya on 6 December 1992 until they get the site back and are able to reconstruct the mosque there."

Agha congratulated civil society and secular forces in India who he said, "Have proved that regardless who is in power, the soul of India is alive. The voices that have been raised against injustices on Muslims and other weaker sections are in majority and these voices are the real soul of India."

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Indian Muslim Federation (UK) Deplores Al-Qaida plans to establish its branch in India

Indian Muslim Federation (UK) is the largest and oldest organisation of Indian Muslims in Britain and has NGO status with the UN, and it has strongly condemned the reported formation by Al Qaeda of the so called "Qaedat al-Jihad in the Indian Subcontinent" as "Extremely alarming, dangerous and highly deplorable.

"We hope and pray that this is just a hoax but if true, such designs of terror groups are deeply worrying and alarming. We condemn such plans that will be nothing but a source to plunge the region in deep turmoil and play havoc with human lives." Mr Shamsuddin Agha President of Indian Muslim Federation (IMF) has said in a statement issued today.

"Muslims in South Asia do not need any such satanic cabals. Indian Muslims should be watchful of Al-Qaeda agents trying to provoke, brainwash and misguide simple and unsuspecting youths. Al-Qaeda has already tarnished the image of Islam and Muslims in the world and far from helping anyone its alleged plan will only add to the miseries of Muslims and other communities." He said.

"We are particularly worried because of the prevailing environment of provocation and intimidation by the Hindutva groups and on going denial of justice to the victims of anti-Muslim riots in Muzaffarnagar and Gujarat. we specially appeal to Central and state governments to rein Hindutva jingoists and stop them from polarising the atmosphere. A peaceful, fair and healthy environment is extremely vital to fight the menace of Al-Qaida."

Mr Asim Qasmi

Asim Qasmi

On Thursday 10th April 2014 the Indian Muslim Federation held talk with Asim Qasmi, Chairman of the Trust of India, India's leading Muslim Leader and son of Moulana Salim Qasmi Sb. Mohtamim Darul Uloom Deoband Waqf

Mr. Asim Qasmi (son of Moulana Salim Qasmi Sb. Mohtamim Darul Uloom Deoband Waqf) is the founder and the chairman of The Trust. Mr. Qasmi is an Indian born, American citizen, now residing in India for the past three years. In the span of last 22 years he has owned businesses in United States, Chile, Peru and the Caribbean. Fluency in many languages including Spanish, spending past two decades in the United States, South America, and The Caribbean, travels to over 55 countries and deep knowledge of western and eastern corporate culture are assets proved especially beneficial for the projects of the Trust. Mr. Qasmi is a Business Administration graduate from University of Maryland (USA), a Hafiz-e-Quran from Darul Uloom Deoband, and a Fazil of Jamia Diniyat Deoband. He is an executive member of All India Muslim Majlise Mushawarat, President of Jamia Diniyat Deoband, and vice president of Assoc. Solidaridad Humanitaria Siglo XXI (Spain). He currently owns Maser Impex Pvt. Ltd, AGS Realty Pvt. Ltd, and partner in Real Time Infrastructure Pvt Ltd.

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Seerat-un-Nabi

Organized by: Indian Muslim Trust and Indian Muslim Federation (UK)

Sunday, 21 April 2013, at 2.30pm

at Indian Muslim Federation Hall, Trinity Close, London, E11 4RP

Speakers (English)

Abu Aaliyah Surkheel Sharif
(The Jawziyyah Institute)

Mawlana Fazlul Islam
Imam, Khatme Nubuwwat Academy, London

Qirat by:Hafiz Aadil
Naats by: Abdul Qadir Sanji, Yasin Mubarak Ali, Aadil Siddiqui

Speakers (Urdu)

Mufti Ibrahim Barodvi
Imam, Leytonstone Mosque, London

Dr. Suhaib Hasan
Secretary, Islamic Shariah Council

Mufti Abdul Wahab
Islamic Advisor, ARY TV

Mawlana Sohail Bawa
Khatme NUbuwwat Academy, London


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MBE for Muhammad Walayat Khokar

MBE for Muhammad Walayat Khokar

On Sunday 15th of December 2012 the Chairman and trustees of the Indian Muslim Trust held a reception in honour of Mr Muhammad Walayat Khokar (second from left) manager at Muslim Aid who had recently received a MBE by her Majesty the Queen.

IMF (UK) hosted a meeting on Wednesday, 17 October 2012 at IMF Hall in London with the Indian Muslim delegates visiting UK to learn about civil society developments affecting Muslim communities specifically as well as faith communities more generally – within the context of interfaith relations.

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Eid Milan

Eid Milan 2012 EId Milan 2012

Eid Milan 2012, The IMF held a successful Eid function on 16th September at 6.00pm at the IMF Hall. Shri S.S. Sidhu of High Commission of India was our Chief Guest.

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Status of Muslims in India after Sachar Commission

Dr Syed Zafar Mahmood Sachar Commission

9th December 2012

Dr. Syed Zafar Mahmood was appointed by Indian Prime Minister as 'Officer on Special Duty' for the 'Sachar Committee' to study the "social, economic and educational status" of India's minority Muslim community.

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Lectures on Hasrat Mohani (Poet and Freedom Fighter)

Celebrating Faiz's Birth Centenary 2011

The IMF held a successful seminar on 30th June 2012 at 4.30pm. Two papers were presented; by renowned broadcaster Mr Razali Abidi and Mr Baig of Bangalore, followed by a Mushaira. A sumptuous meal was served. View details »

Justice Delayed is Justice Denied

On the 19th anniversary of the destruction and demolition of Babri Masjid on 6th December 2011, members of the Indian Muslim Federation (UK) urged the government of India and particularly, the Supreme Court of India to take action and acknowledge the miscarriage of justice in the case of the Babri Masjid demolition and work towards a full and final resolution of the issue.

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British Indian Muslims remember Demolition of Babri Masjid at its 20th Anniversary

On the 20th anniversary of demolition of Babri Masjid, members of Indian Muslim Federation (UK) fully endorsed the joint statement of All India Muslim Majlis-e-Mushawarat and Babari Masjid Movement Coordination Committee issued in India.

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