Islamic Voice A Monthly English Magazine

November 2005
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Event Diary

New Generation School Honours Students

A felicitation function was organised by the New Generation School to honour the Xth Std. Students (2004-05), who secured First Class and Distinction in the S.S.L.C. Examination of March 2005 on October, 3, at NGS Palace. Ramalinga Reddy, minister for Primary and Secondary Education, government of Karnataka and V.R. Sudarshan, Chairman, Legislative Council, government of Karnataka, were guests of honour, along with Sayeed Munaver, Founder Secretary.

Dastarbandi at Darul Uloom

A special ‘Dastarbandi’ function was held at Darul Uloom Sayeediya (Sayeediya Arabic College) on October 2, to honour and award certificates to the 17 Huffaz-e-Quran who completed their course this year. Ameer-e-Shariat, Maulana Mufti Ashraf Ali, Principal Darul Uloom Sabilur Rashad, Bangalore presided over the function. Maulana Mohammed Vali Rahmani of Khankhah-e-Monger, Bihar was the chief guest.

Iftar Party by JIH

The Jamat-e-Islami Hind, Bangalore (South Zone) Women’s Wing organised an Iftar Party in Bangalore. This was an Iftar with a difference-first because it was an all-women’s party and also a host of non-Muslim women professionals and invitees graced the occasion “ This was an initiative to promote communal harmony and also convey the message of Islam,” says Sheema Mohsin, convenor of the programme. While Katiyani Chamaraj, freelance journalist spoke on women’s rights asserting that Muslim women ought to fight against oppression, Vijayalakshmi, Principal, Govt P.U.C.College, Basavangudi conveyed her impressions of the holy Quran. Principal and correspondent, Mitralaya Girls High School and Composite Junior College, D. Ramila spoke on Islam stressing that Islam was a very simple religion. Quoting instances, she drove home the point that discrimination between a boy and a girl begins at home. In her presidential address, Ayesha Bharti of the Govt First Grade College, Bhadravati explained the significance of fasting. “Quran and the Vedas” was a discussion moderated by Sheema Mohsin. The similarities in the two scriptures was brought out by Mussadiqa who spoke on the Vedas and Moina who spoke on Islam.

Awards for Orissa Students
Bhadrak: (Orissa)

The 5th annual function of Rizwani Welfare Association was held last month at Bhadrak’s Women’s College. Principal, R.C. Pat inaugurated the celebration with a talk on ‘Our Environment’. Over 18 meritorious Muslim girls and 10 boys from different colleges of the state were awarded prizes and certificates. Postman Rajat Das was presented with a citation and cash award for his service to society. Rizwani Welfare Association, Bankasahi, Bhadrak, 756100, Orissa, Ph:06784-250646. Email:[email protected]