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Cleanliness vital part of faith, says Dr Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin

DECCAN CHRONICLE. | ATHER MOIN
Published Oct 26, 2019, 1:26 am IST
Updated Oct 26, 2019, 1:26 am IST
Head of the Dawoodi Bohra community, Dr Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin, greets devotees at the Hussaini Manzil, Red Hills, on Friday, where a reception was organised to welcome him. (Photo: P. Surendra)
 Head of the Dawoodi Bohra community, Dr Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin, greets devotees at the Hussaini Manzil, Red Hills, on Friday, where a reception was organised to welcome him. (Photo: P. Surendra)

Hyderabad: Emphasizing that cleanliness is an essential part of faith, Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin, the 53rd spiritual head of the Bohra Muslim community, on Friday, exhorted people to undertake planting and keep their surroundings clean.

The Syedna arrived in Hyderabad on Friday evening to a warm welcome by his disciples.

He is on his maiden visit to the city after his anointment as the 53rd spiritual head of the community. Hundreds of community members, including women and children at the Mohammedi Masjid, Red Hills, welcomed the Syedna with reverence. During the hour he spent in the Masjid, community members were seen trying their best not to avert their gaze from him.

The Syedna interacted with a few community members. He will inaugurate the Masjid-e-Burhani at Hussaini Alam on Saturday. Two of the three floors of the masjid have been reserved for female members of the community. About 2,500 persons can offer prayers at once in this Masjid.

He will also inaugurate the smart kitchen at Masjid Moahmmedi, Red Hills. The kitchen, exclusively set up on the advice of the spiritual leader, is dedicated to the Bohra community and built to provide one meal every day to members of the community, regardless of their economic status.

During his stay in Hyderabad, the Syedna will be staying at Hussaini Villa, Nampally.

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Location: India, Telangana, Hyderabad




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