Ujjain : Muslim Relief Society (MRS) here felicitated meritorious students for passing the board and post graduate exams with distinction. Inaugurating the programme, City Qazi, Khaliqurrahman said that there was hesitation among Muslim community earlier in educating a girl child.
This is now changing with more girls being sent for school and for higher education. Parents should encourage their children and also see that they follow the moral values, he said. Presiding over the programme, Congress senior leader, Manohar Bairagi regretted that earlier a girl was educated to get a suitable groom and now she is educated for making profit. Chief Guest for the event was Congress leader Mohammad Saleem. Secretary of the MRS, Shahid Siddiqi said Congress leader, Shahid Siddiqi, District Waqf Board, president, Mohammad Sahab, Sulyan Shah Lala were present. Students were given citation letters and memento.