Amid the outburst against Mulayam Singh Yadav’s statement about Muzaffarnagar relief camps, there was emerging voice from Muslim religious leaders about Aam Aadmi Party as a likely alternative for the minority community to keep BJP out of power. “The party can emerge as a viable alternative for Muslims. Our organisation is taking stock of the situation,” said Jamiat-Ulema-e-Hind general secretary Maulana Mahmood Madani.
Shahi Imam of Jama Masjid Syed Ahmed Bukhari is willing to give AAP a chance provided they live up to poll promises. It is unfulfilled promises that disillusion people, conversely if AAP government performs, Muslims can think of supporting them,” Bukhari said.