Dawoodi Bohras in the media

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fiate2000
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Re: Dawoodi Bohras in the media

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Unread post by fiate2000 » Fri Dec 26, 2014 8:22 pm

Ghulam bhai translation please! thanks

ghulam muhammed
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Re: Dawoodi Bohras in the media

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Unread post by ghulam muhammed » Sun Dec 28, 2014 5:39 pm

fiate2000 wrote:Ghulam bhai translation please! thanks
News in brief :-

FATHER SON DUO KILLED IN CAR CRASH.

There was an accident on Mahuva-Bhavnagar National Highway 51 in the evening around 7.30pm wherein a car No.GJ-4-AP-4652 crashed into a stationery tractor parked on the road. The passengers travelling in the ill-fated car were builders Abbasbhai Abdulhusein Vejlani (Age 52) and his son Alihuseinbhai (Age 28) who died on the spot. As the news spread, people from Bohra community flocked to the hospital where the bodies were kept. The deceased were from Mahuva town. The deceased son, Alihusein got married just a year ago, he had no children and was the only son of Abbasbhai who also died in the accident.

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Re: Dawoodi Bohras in the media

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Unread post by dawedaar » Sun Dec 28, 2014 6:28 pm

http://www.mumbaimirror.com/mumbai/othe ... 643768.cms

Battle for Bohra spiritual head’s seat splits families

Within the community, news about who is on which side travels fast and so does retribution.

The demise of Syedna Muhammed Burhanuddin, which ranged his son and brother against each other with rival claims to his legacy, has now split through the middle several families across the community.

Marriages are being called off, divorces are taking place, and brothers are turning against each other as the community stands divided between those who support the son Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin and those favouring the brother Khuzaima Qutubuddin.

While Mufaddal took over as the 53rd Syedna soon after his father death, his claim has been disputed by Khuzaima, the late Syedna's brother and deputy of 49 years. The fight has now landed in a court of law.

A Marol-based Dawoodi Bohra businessman, who had sworn his allegiance to Khuzaima, had to call off his wedding at the last moment after the local aamil or maulvi, a Mufaddal follower, refused to perform the nikah. The aamil did not budge despite the 27-year-old man and his father's repeated requests and the family eventually cancelled all the ceremonies which were to be attended by over 450 guests.

The aamil, Aliasger Nomani, was ready to solemnise the wedding if the family met his one condition - seek forgiveness of Mufaddal Saifuddin and express their loyalty to him. The family chose to let the wedding plans collapse. It later turned out that a younger brother of the businessman, a follower of Mufaddal, had leaked the information of the family's allegiance to Khuzaima.

After the wedding was cancelled, the girl's family came under immense pressure from the aamil and they eventually called of the match.

When Mumbai Mirror contacted Nomani, he accepted that he refused to perform the nikah. "They can approach someone else to perform the nikah," he said, refusing to comment further.

Within the close-knit community, news about who is on which side travels fast and so does retribution. A 28-year-old doctor from Panvel, who got married in May 2013, was divorced just months after she and her family sided with Khuzaima. "In the Bohra community, the girl is sent to the husband's house within a year of the nikah. In this case, the nikah was performed in May last year and the bidaai ritual was scheduled for February this year. But after the Syedna's demise in January, the girl and her family became Khuzaima's followers and that eventually led to a divorce in August," said a relative of the girl.

A 25-year-old woman was forced to separate from her husband because of her decision to accept Khuzaima as her spiritual leader. "It was a happy family - a loving husband and caring in-laws. But it all fell apart once she swore allegiance to Khuzaima. Jamaat members tried to change her mind. But when she stuck to her stand, she was asked to return to her parents' house. The girl now resides with her parents in Bandra, said a relative, adding that it was upsetting to see a happy family break apart.

The fight between the two factions has become so bitter that rivals are being denied access to masjids and burial sites. The family of a 97-year-old man, who was perceived to be a follower of Khuzaima, was not allowed to bury him at the Bohra cemetery at Charni Road. The man was eventually buried in Mumbra. The family said his health had deteriorated rapidly after being denied entry to the Bohra masjid at Bhendi Bazaar in August. "He died ten days after he was prevented from praying at the Bhendi Bazaar masjid," said a relative. His son is now in the process of writing to the State Human Rights Commission and the Mumbai Police Commissioner Rakesh Maria.

Mufaddal's media associate Qureish Raghib did not reply to an email and text messages sent by Mumbai Mirror.

Khuzaima's son Aziz said it's unfortunate that Shehzada Mufaddal Saifuddin and his representatives are resorting to threats and social pressure to maintain their control over the community, "It is sad that a joyous occasion such as a marriage is used to apply this kind of pressure. We pray that the community is united once more and that this turmoil comes to an end," he said.

topiwala
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Re: Dawoodi Bohras in the media

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Unread post by topiwala » Mon Dec 29, 2014 3:59 am

please dont publicize our internal family affairs. Mumineen should stop sharing such articles please.

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Re: Dawoodi Bohras in the media

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Unread post by bohrabhai » Mon Dec 29, 2014 4:52 am

Topiwala this is real news. News generally shows face of community or nation. Either you deny it with proof or accept reality.
But denial of truth(ostrich approach) is causing unaccountable damage to bohras and overall muslim world.

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Re: Dawoodi Bohras in the media

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Unread post by qutub_mamajiwala » Mon Dec 29, 2014 8:34 am

topiwala wrote:please dont publicize our internal family affairs. Mumineen should stop sharing such articles please.
bro topi
it would not have been publicised if the amil would have prayed nikah.
there are 1000 nikahs performed everyday and this would be just one of it.
if u have to blame anyone for this it is aamil and MS policy for it

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Re: Dawoodi Bohras in the media

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Unread post by SBM » Mon Dec 29, 2014 11:20 am

topiwala wrote:please dont publicize our internal family affairs. Mumineen should stop sharing such articles please.
So stop doing stupid stuff and it would not be publicized.

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Re: Dawoodi Bohras in the media

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Unread post by dal-chaval-palidu » Tue Dec 30, 2014 3:59 am

topiwala wrote:please dont publicize our internal family affairs. Mumineen should stop sharing such articles please.
Bhai Topiwala, this reminds me of the quote: unko barbadi ka koi gam nahi, gam hai to yeh ki barbadi ka kyu charcha hua.

[Rough translation: He is not sad about the destruction (of marriages in this case), what he is sad about is that there was talk about this destruction.]

DisillusionedDB
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Re: Dawoodi Bohras in the media

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Unread post by DisillusionedDB » Tue Dec 30, 2014 4:46 am

topiwala wrote:please dont publicize our internal family affairs. Mumineen should stop sharing such articles please.
Are you seriously asking this question here ? MS, his family and his aamils/waazeen are already publicizing the issue by raking it up in their sermons. So why are you asking this forum not to discuss about it ?

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Re: Dawoodi Bohras in the media

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Unread post by Abuzer » Tue Dec 30, 2014 4:51 am

topiwala's (aka tasneempati) wife (daughter of rich Ahmedabadi dawoodi bohra) has given him divorce and when ever he hear or read such stories he feel sad so he just want every one to hush up.

He is a poor chap please be kind to him.