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Indian Minorities
Foundation

Minorities Foundation is conceptualized to amplify the voice of minority communities in the country by bringing together like-minded people and organizations for advocacy, networking, engagement, endorsing and creating equal opportunities, and to build a more equitable and inclusive society, where minorities are empowered to thrive and progress.

With representation from all minority communities, the Foundation aims to promote inclusion, diversity, and equality through dialogue, cooperation, and action, bridging the gap between the minorities and the government entities, and addressing the challenges and intersectional aspects of inequality.

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Foundation

Minorities Foundation is envisioned to exemplify the spirit of "Sanyukt Bharat, Samridh Bharat" by creating an enabling environment to put minority issues at the heart of public policy and further equality and equity in the country.

The Foundation aims to facilitate and leverage dialogue to empower minorities through strategic national and global partnerships that bring together expertise and vision to drive change.

National Executive Council

S. Satnam Singh Sandhu

Convener - Indian Minorities Foundation, Chancellor - Chandigarh University, Founder NID Foundation and Chandigarh Welfare Trust. An eminent edupreneur, philanthropist, and visionary leader who is driven by the tenets of truthful living and service to humanity and has adopted education as his instrument to deliver equitable and affordable opportunities for all in the higher education landscape in India.

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Himani Sood

Founder of Indian Minorities Foundation (IMF).

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Haji Syed Salman Chishty

A humble 26th generation Gaddi-Nashin (Hereditary Custodians/Key Holders) of Sultan ul Hind Hazret Khawaja Moinuddin Hasan Chishty(ra) - Sufi Shrine of Dargah Ajmer Sharif.

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Dr. Faiyaz Ahmad

Author, Translator, columnist, media panellist, socio-pasmanda activist and an Unani Medical doctor by profession

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Dr. Jagjit Singh Dhuri

Sikh Scholar and President, Federation of Private Schools, and Associations of Punjab (FAP), the Joint Association of Colleges (JAC), Director Modern & vidya Sagar group. Dr. Dhuri along with eminent personalities of Punjab created 'Apna Punjab Foundation' which is dedicated to the health, education and environmental protection in the state.

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Yeshi Phuntsok

Deputy Speaker, Tibetan Parliament in Exile. He founded the Bharat Tibet Sahyog Manch in 1999. He was the President of the Ngari Chithun Association and former executive programme officer at the Tibetan Parliamentary and Policy Research Centre. He was also appointed as a board member of Tibetan Culture in 2013, board member of Central University of Tibetan Studies, Varanasi in 2013, member of Maha Buddhist Society of India since 2014.

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Maulana Kalbe Rushaid Rizvi

Renowned Islamic scholar & International Islamic & social figure. Dr Maulana Kalbe Rushaid is a name, a personality, a mission, a religious personality, a social and cultural revolutionist, a political dynamism, a reformer, a thinker, a personification of humanity and liberty.

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Mr. Anil Masih

President All Churches Council for Punjab and Chandigarh

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Mr. Sasmit Patra

Member of Rajya Sabha (Special Invitee)

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Sangha Sena

President, Mahabodhi International Meditation Centre. Bhikkhu Sanghasena strongly proposes and advocates the creation of a global family as last solution to the brutal wars and violence faced by the current world. He is actively working with several other leading national and international organizations, which are committed to the developmental works towards a safer, peaceful and integrated world.

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Our Initiative

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Minorities in India: Representation, Recognition and Participation

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Minorities in India:
Inclusion and Empowerment

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Minority Perspective: Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas, Sabka Vishwas

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Minorities in India: Representation, Recognition and Participation

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Minorities in India:
Inclusion and Empowerment

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Minority Perspective: Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas, Sabka Vishwas

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In a first since the opening of the new Parliament building, a multi-faith delegation comprising of 23 religious leaders representing various minority communities

In a first since the opening of the new Parliament building, a multi-faith delegation comprising of 23 religious leaders representing various minority communities of the country met the Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the Parliament House in New Delhi on Monday (5 February) under the banner of Indian Minority Foundation (IMF) and wished for his return as PM after the 2024 polls for prosperity of the country.

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Community Leaders and priests of Christian Community of Odisha unanimously endorsed Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s development oriented initiatives and inclusive approach.

Community Leaders and priests of Christian Community of Odisha unanimously endorsed Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s development oriented initiatives and inclusive approach. The Community leaders were participating in an event organised by the Indian Minorities Foundation (IMF) at St. Vincent De Paul Pro Cathedral in Bhubaneswar under the leadership of the Archbishop John Barwa of Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Cuttack-Bhubaneswar.

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Over 25,000 devotees belonging to all sects of Muslims and other faiths offered prayer and holy chadar at the Hazrat Baba Tajuddin Dargah in Nagpur

Over 25,000 devotees belonging to all sects of Muslims and other faiths offered prayer and holy chadar at the Hazrat Baba Tajuddin Dargah in Nagpur (Maharashtra) on Thursday evening to seek divine blessings for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's long life, wellbeing and success in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections as part of a programme “Khosusi Duaa Barayee Rehnumaye Azeem : Salamati, Kamyabi wa Umar Darazi” organised by Indian Minorities Foundation (IMF) at the shrine.

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New Zealand says Jai Shree Ram with special ceremonies of idols of Lord Rama & Mata Sita, brought from India by Indian Minorities Foundation

New Zealand says Jai Shree Ram with special ceremonies of idols of Lord Rama & Mata Sita, brought from India by Indian Minorities Foundation (IMF), at Bhartiya Mandir Auckland and darshan of the sacred idols at a mass community programme at Outer Oval, Eden Park in Auckland.

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PM Shri Narendra Modi Ji exemplifies inclusivity as he meets a Muslim delegation in an IMF Event

PM Shri Narendra Modi Ji exemplifies inclusivity as he meets a Muslim delegation. He presented a Chadar to the Delegation for Ajmer Sharif Dargah to be placed during the Urs of Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti. Modi Ji respects the sentiments of minorities and lives his vision of 'Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas' in every action.

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The Sadhbhavna event 'Namaste London' organised by the Indian Minorities Foundation (IMF) at the House of Commons in London, UK

The members of Indian diaspora at UK echoed the sentiment that under Prime Minister Narendra Modi's leadership, India continues its dynamic trajectory towards becoming an emblem of economic resilience, a global solution provider, and a proactive peacemaker on the world stage.

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The Sadbhavana event, organized by the Indian Minorities Foundation (IMF) and SON India, celebrated India's Unity in Diversity

A momentous occasion in Kochi, Kerala when Leaders from the Christian community, including Catholic, Protestant, and Eastern Orthodox representatives, stood united in endorsing India's progress under the visionary leadership of PM Narendra Modi Ji.

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Ladakh Peace Resolution: Historic Moment for Global Peace as Community Leaders from 7 Countries Gather at MIMC

In a historic moment for global peace, the community leaders, Buddhist monks from 7 countries and Shri Jamyang Tsering Namgyal ji, MP-Ladakh gathered with Sanghasena to pass the Ladakh Peace resolution at MIMC. The peace fraternity also deliberated on brotherhood, compassion, and integrity for mankind.

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Interfaith Peace Walk: Fostering Global Unity and Harmony at the 9/11 Memorial

The NID Foundation and Indian Minorities Foundation organized an interfaith peace walk at the 9/11 Memorial, preceded by a meeting at the New York City Mayor's office.

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United for Harmony: Promoting Communal Harmony and Interfaith Unity for Global Peace

The "United for Harmony" event hosted by the Indian Minorities Foundation in Philadelphia symbolized the significance of communal harmony as a key pillar for world peace.

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Shaping a New World Tech-Order: India-USA Partnership for Global Sustainability

Paving the way for synergistic collaboration between the two nations and further strengthening the partnership, the India-USA Partnership conference in Silicon Valley showcased the potential of technology in reshaping the world for sustainability.

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Minority communities denounce attempts by Western media and agencies to malign India’s image

An interfaith delegation of the Indian Minorities Foundation (IMF) censured the attempts to misrepresent the facts and the bias shown by the Western agencies towards India, concerning religious freedom in the country.

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IMF convenor Satnam Singh Sandhu announces establishment of Center for Buddhist Studies at CU campus

The Indian Minorities Foundation (IMF) celebrated Buddha Purnima, also known as Buddha Jayanti, on May 5 and held prayers for world peace at Ashoka Buddha Vihar in Khuda Ali Sher, Chandigarh, with great reverence, devotion, and respect to lord Gautam Buddha, the founder of Buddhism.

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Indian Minorities Foundation launched Australia Chapter for religious harmony

For thousands of years, the mantra of Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam and equal respect for all faiths has been an integral part of India's ethos. PM Narendra Modi's vision of One World, One Family, One Future is carrying this forward. NID Foundation & Indian Minorities Foundation launched #Australia Chapter for religious harmony, peaceful coexistence & world peace

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Minorities Foundation launched with a Mission to ensure their Participation towards realizing the Vision of Developed India

Religious & Spiritual Leaders of different minorities condemn the vested interests to malign the image of India during the launch of Indian Minorities Foundation

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Indian Minorities Foundation

We are going to launch an Indian Minorities Foundation today. This foundation will raise its voice against those who present wrong narratives against minorities. This is a non-govt, non-political foundation:

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UCC is for uniformity of justice, not rituals and customs: Arif Mohammad Khan

Kerala Governor Arif Mohammad Khan said the Uniform civil code is not there to “dictate customs, rituals, and practices to different communities; it’s about uniformity of justice, especially for women in case of a dispute.”

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Sufi Islamic Board Participates in All India Minority Conclave held in Chandigarh.

An All India Minority Conclave was organised by the Chancellor of Chandigarh University, Satnam Singh Sindhu and Processor Himani Sood who are Founders of NIDF in Chandigarh on 21st February 2023 at Mahatma Gandhi State Institutes of Public Administration.

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Leaders of various Muslim organisations praise Modi's government for the welfare of Minorities

Muslim community rejected malicious propaganda against Prime Minister Narendra Modi during a conclave. NID Foundation on Wednesday organised a conclave named 'All India Minority Conclave - Role of Minorities in Amrit Kaal' where several leaders of different Muslim organisations praised PM Modi and the Saffron government for the initiative taken for the welfare of minorities.

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Role of minorities in ‘Amrit Kaal’ discussed

Taking forward the vision of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s “One Nation One Family” initiative, the first-of-its-kind All-India Minority Conclave-2023 is orgnized on the campus of Mahatma Gandhi State Institute of Public Administration, Sector 26

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Leaders of Christian bodies praise PM Modi for minority welfare initiatives

Leaders of various Christian organisations praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his government for taking several steps for the welfare of minorities. At the "All India Minority Conclave - Role of Minorities in Amrit Kaal" event organized, MD Thomas, Founder-Director of the Institute of Harmony and Peace Studies in New Delhi said, "The All India Minority Conclave held today is a new initiative. I think Amrit Kaal will actually be relevant in this direction..."

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