Welfare Party of India

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Welfare Party of India
LeaderSyed Qasim Rasool Ilyas
FounderSyed Qasim Rasool Ilyas
Founded18 April 2011; 12 years ago (2011-04-18)
HeadquartersE-57/1, 2nd Floor, Scholars Apartment, A.F.E - Part 1. Okhla, New Delhi - 110025
Student wingFraternity Movement
IdeologyValue-based politics
Welfare state
ECI StatusRegistered party

The Welfare Party of India is an Indian political party launched on 18 April 2011. It was founded by Syed Qasim Rasool Ilyas in Delhi. Its first National President was Mujtaba Farooq.[1]


WPI founded in 2011 under leadership of Syed Qasim Rasool Ilyas in Delhi. Party condemned demonetization by the Government of India.[2]

Known branches[edit]

The Welfare Party of Kerala is the Kerala unit of the Welfare Party of India. It was launched on 19 October 2011 at Tagore Hall, Kozhikode.[3]

The organization argues for comprehensive land reform. Several struggles and seminars were organized by the landless people of Kerala.[4][5]

It has a students' wing called Fraternity Movement.[6]

See also[edit]


  1. "Welfare Party of India launched". The Milli Gazette. 18 June 2011.
  2. "'Demonetisation has disrupted economy, affected the poor'". The Hindu. Special Correspondent. 29 November 2016. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 21 January 2020.{{cite news}}: CS1 maint: others (link)
  3. TwoCircles.net. "Welfare Party launched in Kerala – TwoCircles.net". Retrieved 21 January 2020.
  4. TwoCircles.net. "Welfare Party workers march to Kerala Secretariat – TwoCircles.net". Retrieved 21 January 2020.
  5. "Land summit by WPI". The Hindu. Special Correspondent. 7 May 2017. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 21 January 2020.{{cite news}}: CS1 maint: others (link)
  6. Aug 26, tnn /; 2017; Ist, 23:43. "A campus politics 'dark horse' creates buzz | Kochi News - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 24 July 2021.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: numeric names: authors list (link)

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