A programme by Muslim women from across Goa on Muslim Personal Law was held to educate the Muslim ummah regarding the true concept of Islamic shariah at al Abrar auditorium ,Shirvodem, Margao recently.
The programme was organised under the banner of All India Muslim Personal Law Board in Association with women’s wing of Jamaat e Islami Hind. The programme began with the recitation of holy Quran. Mrs.Tabassum President women’s wing ,Margao in her inaugural address spoke regarding the purpose of the program. She said that unless the Muslim ummah is aware of the matters regarding their personal law’s provided by the Creator Almighty Allah the ummah cannot solve the problems Muslims are facing today in our country .
Maulana Abdul Karim Milli spoke regarding the history of Muslim Personal Law and its implementation in India. The program continued with detailed topics on nikah, meher, polygamy, inheritance, talaq, khula and halala. The speakers Farheena Hussainy -Principal Jaamiat us Salihath, Gulzar Parween-Principal BIE-Goa and Sana Parween (member jih) explained in detail the benefits of personal law. Speaking on the occasion Mrs. Meenaz Bhanu- Secretary -RLE,Goa said that Goan Muslims need to be aware of the negative impact on family life of the uniform civil code as they have experienced the bitter fruits silently for years together. The programme ended with the concluding words by Mrs.Saira banu . She spoke regarding the agenda of the present government of abolishing the Muslim Personal Law and its plan of bringing uniform civil code . Around 190 ladies attended the gathering. The programme was indeed a great step towards expression of the solidarity of Muslim Ummah on the issue.