American Students at BET College

Bengaluru: Eighteen girl students from Gustavus Adolphus College and Concordia College, Minnesota (United States) visited the BET Degree College for Women here on September 13. Journalist Mr. Maqbool Ahmed Siraj spoke to them about advent of Islam in India, interaction with Indian culture, emergence of composite culture and changing dimension of Muslim existence in Independent India following partition of the subcontinent.
The students are here on a study trip to India for a semester and are being hosted by the NGO Visthar.
They also interacted with the girls from the BET college. They will be visiting Gulbarga for a week to understand the Sufi strand of Islam and to interact with various other communities in North Karnataka region.

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