Bohras must not be forced to pay leviews, says Syedna rival

26 March 2017

March 25, 2017 - Times of India - By Mohammed Wajihuddin

"Days after Bombay high court allowed Taher Fakhruddin to continue the succession battle initiated by his late father Khuzaima Qutbuddin against Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin over the leadership of Dawoodi Bohra community, Fakhruddin said that the community should not be forced to pay "levies".

Addressing media on Friday, rare for a claimant to the Syedna's post, Fakhruddin spoke on a range of issues, including allegedly high taxes levied on the community members, female genital mutilation (FGM) prevalent among the Bohras and the dispute over the title of Dai al-Mutlaq or Syedna"