Welfare Party of India

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Welfare Party of India
PresidentSQR Ilyas
FoundedApril 18, 2011; 8 years ago (2011-04-18)
HeadquartersE-57/1, 2nd Floor, Scholars Apartment, A.F.E - Part 1. Okhla, New Delhi-110025
Student wingFraternity Movement
Youth wingFraternity Movement
Labour wingF.I.T.U.
IdeologyValue-based politics
Welfare state
Religious pluralism
ECI StatusRegistered party
Official website

The Welfare Party of India is an Indian political party launched on 18 April 2011, striving for value-based politics in India. Its first National President was Mujtaba Farooq. It works across India with state and district level committees.


The Welfare Party of India was launched in Delhi on 18 April 2011 in the presence of around 3000 people gathered at the Ambedkar Bhavan. The party was called the "voice of the voiceless", projecting itself as the saviour of the downtrodden in India. It announced a 35 member working committee representing the plurality of Indian populace with diverse regions, religions and communities. There were political persons, religious personalities, Dalit, human right and social activists in the team led by Mujtaba Farooq (President), a veteran trade union leader, social and educational activist.[1]


The Welfare Party of India fields candidates in 22 seats in West Bengal, 54 Seats in Kerala and 22 seats in Tamil Nadu. It won several seats in the Kerala local elections.


  • President: SQR Ilyas
  • Vice Presidents: Father Abraham Joseph, Moulana Abdul Wahab Khilji, Dr. B.T. Lalitha Naik
  • General Secretaries: Shafi Madni
  • Secretaries: Subramani A., Sheema Mohsin, Mr. Ambujakshan[2]

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  1. ^ http://welfarepartyofindia.org/welfarepatry-history
  2. ^ "Welfare Party of India, Official website". Welfarepartyofindia.org. Retrieved 6 April 2017.

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