Bangalore: Women’s NGO, Tanzeemul Mohsinath distributed scholarships among 160 students from underprivileged background on September 16. A battery of women activists handed over the cheques to the students at the Shadab Shadimahal on Tannery Road. Tanzeem Secretary Sajida Begum said a sum of Rs. 2.50 lakh was disbursed by way of scholarships among students ranging from first to 10th standard.
Speaking at the occasion, journalist Maqbool Ahmed Siraj exhorted the Muslim women to avoid early marriage of girls and engaging the boys into earning of livelihood. He asked the parents to see that every child attains education up to degree stage or takes a diploma and turns out to be a disciplined citizen.
Mrs. Ayesha Wajid of Meher Care Foundation asked the mothers to impart good moral training to the kids. Others who spoke and distributed the cheques at the occasion included Dr. Asifa; Aasra Home for Women general secretary Mrs. Fazlunnisa; Aasra Home president and founder Mrs. Sajida Begum and Rizwana Taj, vice president. Mrs. Naseem Sajad of Zain Designers presided over the function.