Dhar (MP) – Shahnawaz Sheikh
His Holiness Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin, the leader of the worldwide Dawoodi Bohra community, inaugurated the newly expanded and renovated Hakimi Masjid located at Mangalwaria street in Kukshi on May 5th, 2023. Thousands of community members were present to witness this momentous occasion.
Syedna Saifuddin received a warm welcome upon his arrival as a State Guest at the Indore International Airport on Thursday 4th, May. Accompanied by local authorities and senior members of the community, Syedna reached Kukshi by car.
During the inauguration of Hakimi Masjid, Syedna thanked the Madhya Pradesh government and local authorities for their continued support to the Dawoodi Bohra community.
In his address, Syedna praised the members of the community for upholding the values of honesty, respect and compassion, which have set an example for others to follow. He emphasised utilising time wisely and efficiently, leading a healthy lifestyle, and being helpful to those in need.
Syedna also counselled the community to always remain peaceful and law-abiding citizens, contributing wholeheartedly to the growth and development of the nation.
Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin regularly travels to places where Dawoodi Bohras reside, be they big cities or more remote towns and villages, in order to interact with community members and look into their well-being.
He instils in them the ideals of patriotism while emphasising the significance of becoming productive citizens, thereby giving them a sense of direction and purpose in life and guiding them towards becoming an integral component of the socio-economic fabric of their country.
“During his visit to Kukshi, Syedna is also expected to preside over various cultural programs and visit community members’ homes,” shared Mohammed Nisarpurwala, media coordinator for the Dawoodi Bohras in Kukshi.
“Over 350 Dawoodi Bohra members reside in Kukshi and other neighbouring villages,” he added.
Meanwhile, on May 6, Syedna Saheb reached Burhani Colony at 10:30 am, after which the tour continued. At around 6:00 pm, Syedna Saheb took Tasarif to the identified houses of Bohra Samaj located in Tahir Colony, where Bohra followers came to step into the houses and came from outside, community members and people of all religions waited for Syedna Saheb. Hundreds of standing people were greeted with visions, during this time strict arrangements were made by the police administration on all the routes of Syedna Saheb’s movement. In which station in-charge Brijesh Kumar Malviya along with his team force stayed with Syedna Saheb’s vehicle.