Document on Empowerment of Marginalized Communities Released
By Pervez Bari
New Delhi: “India 2047: Empowering the People”, a project Document of Empower India Foundation, (EIF), was released last fortnight. The document was released by Justice Rajindar Sachar, retired High Court judge Delhi in a day-long National Conclave at the India Habitat Centre. The session was presided over by Maulana Mohammad Wali Rahmani, general secretary of All India Muslim Personal Law Board. The keynote address was delivered by Prof. Amitabh Kundu, Chairman of post-Sachar Evaluation Committee. Speaking after releasing the 250 pages document, Justice Rajindar Sachar said that “India 2047” project is like taking up the cudgels to empower Muslims and other marginalised communities of India. E. M. Abdul Rahiman, Chairman EIF, said: “Our dream is of a strong India. Strength of the people is the real strength of the nation. Our vision is of an all inclusive just India as the nation will remain handicapped till all sections are equally empowered”. Project Document Editor, Prof. P. Koya introducing the document said that EIF’s “India 2047: Empowering the People” project carries a vision, mission, focus areas, objectives and initiatives.