• Memon Convention
  • Board Member on Dias
  • Resolutions
  • Donation Report
  • Speeches
  • Felicitation by CM (Mahrashtra)

Memon Convention

34th ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
“THE MEMON CONVENTION”

The 34th Annual General Meeting of “All India Memon Jamat Federation” (AIMJF) was held on Sunday, 10th April, 2016 at 10.45 am in Template AC Hall, Richardson & Cruddas Ltd, Byculla, Mumbai.

Meeting was attended by 600 (approx) members, including prominent members of community + Office Bearers, Board Members, Zonal Secretaries, NEC Members and Jamat Heads of AIMJF member Jamats from Mumbai, North Gujrat, Saurashtra, Central Gujrat, South Gujrat, Maharashtra, Chattisgarh, Odisha, West Bengal, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamilnadu etc.

Meeting was compeered by Mr Gani Biba

  • Following Dignified Personalities attended the said Convention with their kind presence and also address the gathering with their remarkable speech
    1. 1) Shri Devendra Fadnavis (Hon’ble Chief Minister of Maharashtra)
    2. 2) Shri Pravin Dixit (DGP)
    3. 3) Shri Pratap Digaonkar (Addl Commissioner of Police – South Region)
  • Mr Iqbal Memon Officer (President – AIMJF) presided the meeting.
  • Meeting was commenced with recitation of verses from the Holy Quran by Baby Shaista and Mr Afzal Barkati offered Naat E Rasool.
  • Thereafter National Anthem was played.
  • Mr. Ehsan Gadawala delivered the Welcome address and greeted all the members present.
  • As per Agenda Items Mr. Aziz Macchiwala (Hon. Gen Secretary) presented the minutes of last AGM and Audited Statement of Accounts for the year 2015/16 which was unanimously approved by the members present.
  • Following 9 New Jamats were approved as a member Jamat of AIMJF.
    1. 1) Samast Memon Jamat (Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh)
    2. 2) Memon Jamat (Amla, Madhya Pradesh)

    3. 3) Mundi Punasa Memon Jamat (Punasa, Madhya Pradesh)
    4. 4) Sunni Razvi Memon Jamat (Jamnagar, Gujarat)
    5. 5) Navi Memon Jamat (Botad, Gujarat)

    6. 6) Nani Memon Jamat (Sihor, Gujarat)

    7. 7) Belgaum Memon Jamat (Belgaum, Karnataka)

    8. 8) Sendhwa Memon Jamat (Sendhwa, Madhya Pradesh)

    9. 9) Shirpur Memon Jamat (Shirpur, Maharashtra)

  • Mr Iqbal Memon Officer presented the detailed following report of activities of AIMJF from last meeting till today (i.e. from 12/04/2015 to 10/04/2016) via Documentary Film including present status of our community living in dilapidated houses, Women Empowerment, Health Issues etc.
  • Thereafter the Zakat & Donation Appeal with Photos of Housing Structure was launched by the hands of respected foreign delegates viz Sir Iqbal Sacranie (London), Mr Yakub Pochi (USA), Mr Saleem Abdul Cader (Sri Lanka), Mr Shiraz Yunus (Sri Lanka), Mr Yusuf Japanwala (Japan) & All the Board Members of AIMJF and distributed to all the members present.
  • Mr Iqbal Memon Officer stated that our community is a peace loving community and we try our best to help and assist the people or atleast refrain that no one should be harmed by ourself. He requested all to take the Oath “WE COUNTER TERRORISM” and all took the Oath accordingly. As there was a big gathering from all over India and the electronic and press media covered the whole event. Hon’ble Chief Minister of Maharashtra and Police Commissioner of Mumbai appreciated this effort of AIMJF
  • In post Lunch session Memon Anthem was inaugurated by the hands of Shri Pravin Dixit (DGP).
  • Souvenir containing activities of AIMJF was also launched by the hands of Shri Pravin Dixit (DGP)

Miss Sana Chasmawala conveyed Vote of Thanks and expressed her gratitude to all the members present on-behalf of AIMJF for making this Convention of AIMJF a grand success.

The meeting was ended at 10.30 pm.

Board Members on Dais

  • President
  • Mr Iqbal Memon Officer

  • Hon. General Secretary
  • Mr. Aziz A Sattar Machhiwala

  • Vice Presidents
  • Mr. Mohammed Farouk Suleman Darvesh

    Mr. Afzal A. Majid Patka

    Mr Abdul Majid Ranani

    Prof Sajjad Memon

    Hyderabad (Telangana & AP Region)

    Mr Suhail Khandwani

    Mr Ehsan Haji Amin Gadawala

    Mr Hasin Yunus Aghadi

  • Dy Vice Presidents
  • Mr. Mohammed Farouk Suleman Darvesh

    Mr. Afzal A. Majid Patka

    Mr Abdul Majid Ranani

    Prof Sajjad Memon

    Hyderabad (Telangana & AP Region)

    Mr Suhail Khandwani

    Mr Ehsan Haji Amin Gadawala

    Mr Hasin Yunus Aghadi

  • Advisory Board
  • Mrs. Hamida bai A Bhiwandiwala

    Mrs Zubeida Y Khandwani

    Mrs Farida Anwar Agboatwala

    Mr Umar Farooq Khatani

    Mr Daud H Allahrakha Satya ((I.A.S) Ret. Officer)

  • Legal Advisors
  • Adv Yusuf Abrahani

  • Ladies Wing
  • Mrs Shabana S Darvesh (Chairperson)

    Mrs Rizwana J Punjani (Asst. Chairperson)

  • Matrimonial Wing
  • Mrs Razia Bai Chasmawala (Chairperson)

    Mrs Fabiha Shadab Patel

    Mrs Nasreen Maklai

    Mrs Sanober Zaveri

    Mrs Naseema Surty

  • Youth Wing
  • Mr Vahab Vehvariya, Jamnagar (Chairman)

  • Government Scheme Guidance Wing
  • Mr Rubaid (Ali) Bhojani

    Pune (Chairman)

    Miss Sana Ashraf Chasmawala (Dy Chairperson)

    Mr Imran Gani Fruitwala (Asst. Chairman)

  • Disaster Management Wing
  • Mr Abdul Razzak Varshani, Nanded (Retd. Dy SP) (Chairman)

  • Broadcasting Wing
  • Mr Iqbal Bera (Dy Chairman)

  • Sports Wing
  • Abdul Hameed Memon (Dy Chairman)

  • CEO
  • Mr Altaf Mohammed Hussain Holy

Resolutions

Resolutions were motioned, approved and accepted by the members present

  • RESOLUTION (1) :- JAMAT MEMBERSHIP FEES Rs.1,000/- Per Annum
  • Mrs Sheherbanoo Gullar stated that the activities of AIMJF is expanding day by day and office is functioning @ full fledge basis and the Yearly Jamat membership Fees to AIMJF is very less i.e. Rs.10/- pa

    Hence she suggested to increase the same to Rs.1,000/- pa to support the administrative expenses of AIMJF and the following Resolution was motioned by her accordingly.

    Resolved : that to increase the yearly membership Fees of Jamat from Rs.10/- pa to Rs.1,000/- pa so as to support the administrative expenses of AIMJF.

    Proposed By : Miss Sheherbanoo Gullar

    Seconded By : Mr Yakub Ghazi

    Accepted By : All the Members Present.

  • RESOLUTION (2) :- MEMON DAY – 11th April every year
  • Mr Gulam Mohammed suggested to celebrate the ‘Memon Day’

    He further stated that on 9th, 10th & 11th April, 1971 a grand convention was organized in Baroda under the Chairmanship of Late Yusuf Patel (Baba E Qaum). On 09/04/1971 Baroda Memon Jamatkhana premises was inaugurated. On 10/04/1971 a grand convention was held to discuss to bring about all Memon Jamat on single platform and on 11/04/1971 AIMJF was established and 60 Jamats were affiliated with AIMJF.

    Hence he proposed to celebrate MEMON DAY every year on 11th April and the following Resolution was motioned by him accordingly.

    Resolved : that to celebrate MEMON DAY every year on 11th April to mark dignity of our community and to organize charity causes on said day i.e. Distribution of Food Packets in Hospital, Seminar, conduct all possible events for the upliftment and betterment of our community on said day.

    Proposed By : Mr Gulam Mohammed, Baroda

    Seconded By : Mr Shafi Rogatiya

    Accepted By : All the Members Present.

  • RESOLUTION (3) :- ALL MEMON JAMAT AFFILIATION TO AIMJF TO FOLLOW RULES
  • Dr Amin Bhabha stated that there are many wrong practices persisting in our community. Hence he suggested that AIMJF should formulate the rules & regulations under the guidance of Islamic Shariah which has to be strictly adopted by Jamat for the betterment of our community at large and the following Resolution was motioned by him accordingly.

    He further stated that AIMJF should formulate draft and policies accordingly which has to be endorse by Jamat.

    Resolved : that all Members Jamats of AIMJF should abide by the rules & regulations formulated by AIMJF under the guidance of Islamic Shariah which has to be strictly adopted by Jamat for the betterment of our community at large and the draft and policies formulated by AIMJF should be endorse by Jamat.

    Proposed By : Dr Amin Bhabha

    Seconded By : Mr Farooq Memon

    Accepted By : All the Members Present.

Donation Report

ALL INDIA MEMON JAMAT FEDERATION

  • Summary of AIMJF Charitable Activities Done
SN
PURPOSE
No. of Benefeceries
Amount
1
Housing
283 Families
3,55,55,000/-
2
Medical
187 Patients
36,93,000/-
3
Financial Help
8 Persons
75,000/-
4
Sonography Machine
1 Machine
12,00,000/-
5
Economic Upliftment
46 Persons
4,60,000/-
6
Community Centre
3 Centre
9,00,000/-
7
Coaching Classes
1 Student
66,000/-
8
Sewing Machine Help
3 Families
18,000/-
9
Relief Help
10 Families
2,38,320/-
10
Eid Ul Adha Help
300 Families
2,14,000/-
11
Ration & Suit Piece Help
2320 Families
10,50,000/-
12
Business Help
1 Person
15,000/-
13
Mass Marriage Help
19 Couples
3,30,000/-
14
Widow Help
1220 Widows
34,35,500/-
 
 
Total
4,72,49,820/-

SN
1

PURPOSE
Housing

No. of Benefeceries
283 Families

Amount
3,55,55,000/-

SN
2

PURPOSE
Medical

No. of Benefeceries
187 Patients

Amount
36,93,000/-

SN
3

PURPOSE
Financial Help

No. of Benefeceries
8 Persons

Amount
75,000/-

SN
4

PURPOSE
Sonography Machine

No. of Benefeceries
1 Machine

Amount
12,00,000/-

SN
5

PURPOSE
Economic Upliftment

No. of Benefeceries
46 Persons

Amount
4,60,000/-

SN
6

PURPOSE
Community Centre

No. of Benefeceries
3 Centre

Amount
9,00,000/-

SN
7

PURPOSE
Coaching Classes

No. of Benefeceries
1 Student

Amount
66,000/-

SN
8

PURPOSE
Relief Help

No. of Benefeceries
10 Families

Amount
2,38,320/-

SN
9

PURPOSE
Relief Help

No. of Benefeceries
10 Families

Amount
2,38,320/-

SN
10

PURPOSE
Eid Ul Adha Help

No. of Benefeceries
300 Families

Amount
2,14,000/-

SN
11

PURPOSE
Ration & Suit Piece Help

No. of Benefeceries
2320 Families

Amount
10,50,000/-

SN
12

PURPOSE
Business Help

No. of Benefeceries
1 Person

Amount
15,000/-

SN
13

PURPOSE
Mass Marriage Help

No. of Benefeceries
19 Couples

Amount
3,30,000/-

SN
14

PURPOSE
Widow Help

No. of Benefeceries
1220 Widows

Amount
34,35,500/-

Total
4,72,49,820/-

Speeches

  • Zuhar Salat & Lunch Break (2 pm to 3pm)
  • 1) Prof Sajjad Memon

    2) Dr Amin Bhabha

    3) Mrs Razia Bai Chasmawala

    4) Mr Imran Fruitwala

    5) Mr Mohammed Jinnaa (On Halaal Topic)

    6) Mr Wahab Vehvaria

    7) Mr Iqbal Bera

    8) Mr Amin Patel (MLA)

    9) Sir Iqbal Sacranie (OBE)

    10) Mr Yusuf Japanwala

    11) Mr Saleem Abdul Cader

    12) Mr Yakub Pochi

    13) Mr Ilyas Bha Kapadia

    14) Dr Shahid Merchant

    15) Godrej Sky (AV Presentation)

  • Break for Asr Salat, & Hi Tea (6 pm to 6.30 pm)
  • Following Dignitaries addressed the gathering with their enchanting marvelous speech

    1) Adv Majid Memon (MP)

    2) Adv Yusuf Abrahani

  • Break for Maghrib Salat (7 pm to 7.30 pm)
  • 1) Mrs Razia Bai Chasmawala

    2) Mr Nizamuddin Raeen

FELICITATION

Chief Minister of Maharashtra (From 8.30 pm to 10 pm)

Shri Devendra Fadnavis (Hon’ble Chief Minister of Maharashtra) arrived at 8.30 pm from Nagpur, instead of his busy schedule, he was very kind enough to attend the Convention of AIMJF

National Anthem & Memon Anthem was played

Mr Suhail Khandwani delivered the Welcome Speech with brief introduction of AIMJF and Memon Community and greeted the Hon’ble Chief Minister of Maharashtra

Thereafter, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Maharashtra Shri Devendra Fadnavis felicitated the following dignified personalities of our community with Outstanding Achievement Award for their Socio, Economic diversified field.

SN
Name
Field
Place
1
Hazrat Maulana Hafiz Qari Shakir Memon
Religious
Mumbai
2
Sir Iqbal Sacranie
Life Time Achievement
London
3
Yaqub A Gaffar Pochi
Social Services
USA
4
Yusuf Japanwala
Social Services
Sri Lanka
5
Saleem Abdul Cader
Social Services
Sri Lanka
6
Shiraz Yunus
Social Services
Sri Lanka
7
Sayed Mia
Social Services
South Africa
8
Fatima H Allana
Social Services
Mumbai
9
Hamida Bai Bhiwandiwala
Social Services
Mumbai
10
Mohammed Husen Nagani
Social Services
Dhrol
11
Ibrahim Seth Supediwala
Ex President – AIMJF
Mumbai
12
Abba HUssain Umrani
Ex President – AIMJF
Pune
13
Dr Nasir Y Fulara
Ex President – AIMJF
Mumbai
14
Daud Satya
IAS
Ahmedabad
15
Adv Majid Memon
MP
New Delhi
16
Omar Farooq Khatani
Retd. Addl Collector – MP
Bhopal
17
Zainul Abedin Khatani
Pilot
Bhopal
18
M Iqbal Siddik Memon
Dy Mamlatdar
Idar
19
Ikfat Ara A Gaffar Kherani
Police Inspector
Durg
20
Ismat Ara A Gaffar Kherani
Police Inspector
Bhilai
21
Nasir Bathi
Police Inspector
Raipur
22
Siraj Mohammed Memon
Sub Inspector
Ahmedabad
23
Anjum A Sattar Merchant
Supdt – Custom
Mumbai
24
Ashraf Ghaniwala
Judge
Parbhani
25
Yakub Memon
Mun Councillor
Mumbai
26
Adv Majid Memon
MP
New Delhi

SN
1

Name
Hazrat Maulana Hafiz Qari Shakir Memon

Field
Religious

Place
Mumbai

SN
2

Name
Sir Iqbal Sacranie

Field
Life Time Achievement

Place
London

SN
3

Name
Yaqub A Gaffar Pochi

Field
Social Services

Place
USA

SN
4

Name
Yusuf Japanwala

Field
Social Services

Place
USA