In a memorandum forwarded to the authorities concerned through former Karnataka education minister and Congress leader B A Mohideen, the Forum demanded them to ease the eligibility for government seats for the children of Karnataka based NRIs in such colleges. The memorandum also explained the current difficulties faced by the NRIs for their wards.
Receiving the appeal, the former minister said that he would not only deliver it to the chief minister but also would fight for this cause.
Laid emphasis on the problems faced by community and society back home in India, he exhorted the community members to give utmost priority for education.
The memorandum was forwarded to the Mr Mohideen at a reception hosted by BWF-Abu Dhabi during his private visit to United Arab Emirates. The programme was held at Food Lands Hall, Abu Dhabi on Saturday, January 5.
BWF president Mohamed Ali Uchil welcomed the gathering and delivered introductory remarks. He highlighted the contributions and commitments of Mr Mohideen towards the downtrodden section of the society.
On the occasion, BWF requested the Congress high command to strongly consider Mr Mohideen for a Rajya Sabha M P seat or any other responsible post either in government or in Congress Party.
BWF vice presidents Hamza Abdul Kadar and Shaikh Bava were on the dais. All the xecutive members of the organisation participated in an informative interaction with the veteran politician.
BWF general secretary Abdulla Madumoole compered the programme. Coordinator Mohamed Rafeeq Krishnapur proposed vote of thanks. Abdul Ravoof recited the verses of holy Quran in the beginning.