Published On:05 October 2011
Posted by Indian Muslim Observer

SDPI wins 9 civic wards unopposed in Tamil Nadu

By Pervez Bari

Bhopal: The Social Democratic Party of India (SDPI), with just two years of its existence, has made history by winning 9 civic wards in the 2011 local body election without contesting as none contested opposite the SDPI candidates.

According to a Press release the SDPI is contesting more than 350 seats in Tamil Nadu local body elections but it is historic beginning for the party as nine SDPI candidates have won as none filed nominations against them. The SDPI is also contesting for mayor post in two corporations Chennai and Erode.

The SDPI has the alliance of Vithuthalai Ciruthai Katchi, 14 Muslim Organisations, 6 Christians organization and several Muslim political parties. The alliance of SDPI and VCK is a breakthrough in Dalit-Muslim unity in Tamil Nadu

It may be pointed out here that SDPI has already won as many as three seats in Rajasthan, 14 seats in Kerala and 67 seats in Karnataka local body elections.

The details of the seats won by SDPI are:- Ramanathapuram District: 1) Chittarkottai - 5th ward - Ms. Barakath Nisha; 2) Sirupodhu - 2nd ward - Mr. Syed Ali; 3) Erwadi - 6th ward - Ms. Sidhrath Begum; 4) Sikkal - 6th ward - Mr. Basheer Ahmed and 5) Irumeni-3rd Ward- Mr. Abdul Haq; Tuticorin District: 6) Kembalabad 2rd Ward- Mr. Rifai Adam Basha and 7) Sethinganalur 4th Ward - Ms Zohara and 8) Miyanpalli 3rd Ward- Ms Zeenath and Tanjore District: 9) Malipattinam 3rd Ward- Ms Najmunnisa

Meanwhile, it may be mentioned here that SDPI is a political party which was formed in the year 2009. It has grown among the people rapidly due to the ideologies and structure of the party. A person can join SDPI only if he agrees not to take or give bribe and he should not be alcoholic.

The SDPI works for the oppressed and downtrodden people with slogan of “Freedom from Hunger and Freedom from Fear”.

[Pervez Bari is a Journalist based at Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh. He can be contacted at pervezbari@eth.net]

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