Tauqeer Raza Khan is an Indian politician. He is a religious leader of the Bareilvi sect of Sunni Muslims and belongs to Uttar Pradesh, India. In 2001, he founded the political party Ittehad-e-Millat Council. The founder of the Barelvi movement, Ahmed Raza Khan, was his grandfather. Tauqeer Raza Khan is the head of the All India Muslim Personal Law Board (Jaded). In 2013, Khan resigned from the post of handloom department of Uttar Pradesh after the Muzaffar Nagar clashes. To fasten unity among Muslims, Khan visited Deoband in Uttar Pradesh, India in 2016. This town in Uttar Pradesh is the home of the Deoband subsection of Muslims, and later, Tauqeer Raza Khan received critical remarks from his own sect religious leaders for visiting Deoband.Tauqeer Raza Khan founded his own political party Ittehad-e-Millat Council in Uttar Pradesh on 7 October 2001. The party won ten seats in its first municipal elections and its candidate secured 36,000 votes. Jagran News.In 2009, Tauqeer Raza Khan joined the Indian National Congress. The congress candidate Praveen Singh Aron won the general elections with his support and defeated Santosh Gangwar of the Bharatiya Janata Party.
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