11:33 - April 12, 2015
News ID: 3122470
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Shia and Sunni speakers in Chennai, India came together on stage last week to talk about the ‘Importance of Hijab in women empowerment’ and the topic of Islamic bondage between Shia and Sunni Muslims.

The seminar ‘Importance of Hijab in Women Empowerment’ was addressed by Sayeda Sabika Haider, Tabassum Aun, Aalima Ummey Laila and Fathima Muzaffar Sahiba. It was held on Sunday, April 5 at ‘Imam Ali ibne Abi Talib (AS) Islamic Centre’ at Perambur, a statement from the Chennai Shia Youth Association said.
“There is always a need for unity and brotherhood amongst all of us, be it among Muslims or outsiders. Keeping this in consideration, this unity program for ladies with the seminar having Sunni and Shia speakers was organized. The speakers spoke on the topic and Islamic bondage between Shia and Sunni Muslims,” the statement said.
Hundreds of women participated and benefitted from the seminar.
A photo exhibition on ‘Importance of Hijab in Women Empowerment’ was showcased and an Islamic Tamil book stall too was put up at the event venue. Tamil books and a booklet ‘Why Hijab’ were also distributed for free to all.
Source: Two Circles

Tags: Hijab ، Seminar ، Shia ، Sunni ، Chennai
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