Fatiha Nadeem, Assistant Secretary Tarbiyat, Lajna Imaillah Bradford North, UK
Lajna Imaillah Bradford North, UK, hosted a centenary celebration event at the Mahdi Mosque, on 26 November 2022, highlighting the efforts of Lajna Imaillah. The event was attended by 90 members and 42 guests from the Macmillan Charity, Yorkshire Air Ambulance, Salvation Army, Police Officers, etc.
The guests included the leader of the council, Councillor Susan Hinchcliffe and Lady Mayoress Helen Love, who both took the opportunity to say a few words.
The centenary celebrations consisted of a presentation and several exhibitions and stalls, that aimed to dispel the negative messages in the media about the role of women in Islam.
Sadr Lajna Imaillah Bradford North, Sanna Amini Sahiba said:
“We are celebrating all that we have achieved in these 100 years. I am ever so pleased that after two years, we have finally been able to open the doors to our mosque to welcome everyone. The main purpose of events like these is to network and strengthen community relationships.”
To end this celebration of the centenary event, Lajna Imaillah presented two cheques of £250 each, one to Yorkshire Air Ambulance and the other to MacMillan Cancer Support. A winter essentials clothing hamper was also presented to the Salvation Army, hoping to help those struggling this winter.