MBT was founded by Mohammed Amanullah Khan as a result of a split from the All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimen. Khan formed MBT in 1993 after coming into conflict with the AIMIM president Sultan Salahuddin Owaisi over issues such as nepotism, patronage, and corruption.Amanullah Khan joined the Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen in 1960. He contested from the Chandrayangutta Assembly segment for the first time in 1978 and won against the Congress nominee, K. Baliah. Amanullah Khan retained the seat five terms. He represented Chandrayangutta constituency between 1978 and 1994. Four times he was elected as an AIMIM candidate and in 1994 as an MBT candidate. In 1999 he ran as MBT candidate, but was defeated by AIMIM candidate Akbaruddin Owaisi.
Amanullah Khan, who was a trusted lieutenant of the Majlis supremo, Sultan Salahuddin Owaisi, parted ways in 1993 protesting against lack of internal democracy in the party. Subsequently, he formed the Majlis Bachao Tehreek (Save Majlis Movement). Later, he launched a campaign against his bete noire over the Babri Masjid demolition.
Mohammed Amanullah Khan died on November 10, 2002.
In Lok Sabha election 2004 MBT launched another son of Khan, Majidullah Khan, in the Hyderabad constituency (as a counter-candidate against the AIMIM... Read More