The Mohalla Committee Movement Trust (MCMT) was set up by senior police officers in Mumbai to maintain peace and communal harmony, after demolition of Babri Mosque in Ayodhya.
In view of the communal tension prevailing in the city, the then Mumbai Police Chief Julio Ribeiro, Satish Sahney, Sushobha Barve and others began organizing meetings of the people belonging to all communities and religion and ensured that the peace prevailed in the society.
The committees formed in those days are functional even today.
Now 25 years have passed by to that incident. On the occasion of silver jubilee of the Mohalla Committee, a grand function was organized by the MCMT Trustee Ajay Kaul on 19 January 2019, Saturday at Children Welfare Centre High School Ground, Yari Road, Versova, Andheri (West),Mumbai.
The program was very successful in which people enthusiastically participated.On the occasion the posters carrying a message of communal amity and universal brotherhood, were displayed on places of worship including Mosques, Gurudwara, Jain temple in the adjoining area.
The program began with recitation of patriotic songs. After lighting a traditional lamp, the audience was informed about the activities of the MCMT through a short film.
All the religious heads assembled for the function, gave a message to the audience that we all are Indians and should live with peace and harmony.
Mohalla Committee Chairman Julio Ribeiro, Secretary Satish Sahney,Trustee Ajay Kaul, Sushobha Barve, Joint Commissioner of Police Santosh Rastogi, former IPS Officer K. L Prasad and others attended the function and made it memorable event.