Making a strategically vital step, the BJP has for the primary time in the election historical past of the Kerala picked two Muslim girls candidates to contest in their banner in the approaching native physique polls in Malappuram district. This unprecedented entry of Muslim candidates as BJP nominees has been a shot in the arm for the get together cadres in the Muslim-predominant Malappuram district, a citadel of Indian Union Muslim League (IUML).
Though a number of male candidates belonging to the Muslim group are in fray representing the saffron get together in the civic elections, there are solely two girls candidates from the group contesting as its candidates with Lotus image in Malappuram. While Wandoor-native T P Sulfath is contesting from ward 6 of Wandoor grama panchayat, Ayisha Hussain, native of Chemmad is contesting in ward 9 of the Ponmudam grama panchayat.
Both mentioned they’ve their very own causes for turning into nominees of the BJP. While Sulfath was impressed with the ’progressive’ insurance policies of the BJP authorities on the Centre that has made the fortunes of the Muslim girls in the nation change for higher, Ayisha Hussain has political affinity in direction of the BJP owing to her husband’s affiliation with it.
It is the current insurance policies launched by the Modi authorities, which made a bigger impression on Muslim girls that fascinated Sulfath. ”The banning of triple talaq and elevating the age for ladies for marriage from 18 to 21 had been the 2 main insurance policies that influenced me.
These are boldmeasures in direction of the welfareof the Muslim girls. Only Modi would dare to do such milestoneactions,” Sulfath felt. Mother of two youngsters, Sulfath acquired married on the age of 15.
As a girl who suffered the ache and miseries of getting married in the teenage was so fascinated by the coverage revision made by the central authorities that will assist the Muslim girls in an enormous means, she mentioned. Though Sulfath had a dream to get educated and earn a authorities job, an early-age marriage put a full cease to her research in class 10.
Actively engaged in the household enterprise of cars and actual property, Sulfath is now hoping an upset win in her ward. Ayisha Hussain has been drawn to the BJP by means of her husband Hussain, who’s an lively member of the Minority Morcha, an arm of the BJP.
Mother of a 10-year previous woman, Ayisha helps the pro- Muslim girls progressive insurance policies launched by the Narendra Modi authorities. ”I assist Modiji and BJP for his or her daring insurance policies for the welfare of the nation,” mentioned Ayisha.
Ayisha’s husband Hussain Varikottil can also be contesting beneath the BJP banner from the Edarikode division of the Malappuram district panchayat. Though it has a weak base in the IUML bastion of Malappuram, the candidature of the 2 Muslim girls would matter a lot to the saffron get together, which has been making all efforts to draw the Muslim group to the get together to negate its fashionable picture of a Hindu-oriented organisation.