The Muslim community of North-East Delhi under the banner of Rastriya Alpsankhak Vikas Morcha on Thursday extended support to the Lok Sabha Congress candidate from North-East Delhi, Jai Prakash Agarwal. Addressing a public meeting at Yamuna Vihar, the activists of the Morcha appealed to the Muslims of Burari, Timarpur, Seemapuri, Rohtash Nagar, Seelampur, Gonda, Babarpur, Gokalpur, Mustafabad and Karawal Nagar to vote for Agarwal and ensure his victory for the sake of communal harmony in the region.

Speaking at the meeting, the president of All India Imam Organisation, Moulana Jeemal Ilyashi, said: “The Congress has always been instrumental in the development of the nation. Jaiprakash Agarwal believes in secularism and works for the residents of Delhi. It is our responsibility to ensure his victory for the sake of our uplift.”