Jubilee weighing ceremonies of the past catalysed the Jamat’s upliftment

Jubilee weighing ceremonies of the past catalysed the Jamat's upliftmentSource: The Ismaili, by Shaheen Tejani

As the commencement of Mawlana Hazar Imam’s Diamond Jubilee approaches, we take a look back at the commemoration of the Diamond Jubilee of our 48th Imam, Mawlana Sultan Mahomed Shah.

Two ceremonies were held to commemorate Mawlana Sultan Mahomed Shah’s Diamond Jubilee – the first on 10 March 1946 in Bombay and the second on 17 August 1946 in Dar es Salaam. Most of the Jamat today will not have first-hand memories of the ceremonies, though they captured public imagination at the time and were widely covered by the media as the world began to rebuild itself following the war.

Why was Mawlana Sultan Mahomed Shah weighed in diamonds?

Read more – Dated: July 9, 2017

 

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