Indian National League
PresidentMohammad Soleiman
General Secretary
FounderEbrahim Sulaiman Sait
Founded23 April 1994 (29 years ago) (1994-04-23)
Split fromIndian Union Muslim League
Student wingNational Students' League
Youth wingNational Youth League
Regional affiliationLeft Democratic Front
Kerala Legislative Assembly
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Indian National League (abbreviated as the I. N. L.) is an Indian political party formed in 1994 under the leadership of the then Indian Union Muslim League leader Ebrahim Sulaiman Sait.[1] The party is currently a member of the Communist Party of India Marxist-led Left Democratic Front in Kerala.[1] Indian National League leader Ahamed Devarkovil, Member of the Legislative Assembly from Kozhikode South Constituency, serves as a minister in the Second Pinarayi Vijayan ministry.

P. M. A. Salam was the first National League candidate to get elected to the Kerala Assembly (2006).[2] Indian National League was formally inducted into the Left Democratic Front in the late 2010s.[2][3]

The partly currently has two factions (A. P. Abdul Wahab faction and Kasim Irikkur faction).[4]




  1. ^ a b c Madampat, Shajahan (11 April 2019). "The Importance of IUML". The Indian Express. Archived from the original on 12 June 2020. Retrieved 12 June 2020.
  2. ^ a b c d e f Varma, Vishnu (28 July 2021). "Explained: Why INL has Imploded, and its Impact on Kerala's Muslim Politics". The Indian Express.
  3. ^ a b Prashanth, M. P. "After Long Wait of Three Decades, I N L Gets its Due in Kerala Assembly". The New Indian Express.
  4. ^ "Bury Hatchet, CPM Tells Indian National League Factions". The New Indian Express. 26 March 2022.
  5. ^ Isaac, Anna; Karthikeyan, Divya (15 June 2016). "Madurai Muslim Party Wants Death Sentence for Gays, Calls Them 'Cultural Terrorists'?". The News Minute.