Published On:07 February 2012
Posted by Indian Muslim Observer

Tamil Nadu Thowheed Jamath student wing holdscAnti Dowry Rally

By Nazeer Ahamed

Coimbatore: The Student Wing of Tamil Nadu Thowheed Jamath (TNTJ) Coimbatore chapter organised a Anti Dowry Rally on 5th February 2012.

Earlier, the city police has issued the ban on the rally. Defying the ban more than 500 people including 200 students of Tamil Nadu Thowheed Jamath participated in the rally. Both, young men and women, pledged to the Almighty Allah that they will not take dowry for themselves or their children or give dowry to their children.

The police claimed that this rally will create a spark and there will be a law and order problem. 
The TNTJ has clearly communicated to the higher officials that this rally is only to create awareness among the society about the evil effect of dowry and to get them out of this social evil. Still police has started arresting the people and the people who were arrested were accommodated in nearby marriage hall. Police refused to arrest the students below 18 years. All arrested people were released by 9:30 pm.

Participants were holding the placards depicting evil effects of dowry in the community and it showed their voices against the dowry.

The rally and anti dowry campaign was headed by the state secretary Moulavi Rahamatullah and district executives of TNTJ.

Speaking to mediapersons Student wing secretary Mr.Ajmal said, "TNTJ is regularly organising such campaign against social evils like smoking, drugs, dowry, female infanticide etc. Dowry is a social evil and every one of the community shall be a part of it and Tamil Nadu Thowheed Jamath is striving hard to eliminate the scourge of dowry from the community." He added that such kinds of rally will be organised in future on a bigger level.

[Nazeer Ahamed can be reached at nazeerahamed.shaikh@gmail.com]

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