PM Modi will meet the head of the Dawoodi Bohra sect, Saifuddin at the Saifi Nagar Mosque in the Indore the city of Madhya Pradesh. Since Wednesday, head of the sect has been having a religious discourse of 9 days.
On Friday PM Narendra Modi has scheduled the meeting with the religious head of the Dawoodi Bohra sect, Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin at the mosque in Indore, Madhya Pradesh. According to officials, PM Modi will address the sect members that will be gathered at the mosque after their meeting.
Officials said PM Modi has a meeting with the Saifuddin, the head of the sect, at the mosque of Saifi Nagar where nine days religious discourse has been taken place since Wednesday.
PM Modi will address the members of the sect who will gather at the mosque after wrapping the meeting, an official said.
Schedule of the Prime Minister
- To reach the Indore: 11 am
- To reach the venue: 11.30 am
- After meeting and the address over, Modi will reach Indore airport: 12.30 pm
- Fly back to the Delhi: 12.35 pm
Who are Dawoodin Bohras?
Dawoodin Bohras is a community comes under Shia Islam. Approximately 2.5 lakh are estimated from the Dawoodin Bohras, living in the Madhya Pradesh in Burhanpur, Ujjain, and Indore districts. From different parts of the world, thousands of members of this community has been arrived here to hear their religious leader’s sermons.
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Political Pundit’s Aspects of the PM visit
Political Pundits are seeing this visit to the poll-bound state as an attempt to fillip BJP’s nudge to remain in power in the Madhya Pradesh. By the end of the year, PM Modi’s visit is also assumed significant for Assembly polls.
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What do you think about the intention of PM Modi’s visit? Is it always right to see a political angle? Is it bad to take initiative to harmony? Is it right to look for satiating our stereotype hunger always?