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These are a selection of articles that have been published in newspapers and magazines (online and print) about the Dawoodi Bohra community, especially the followers of Syedna Fakhruddin TUS. Media coverage is in English, Hindi, Gujarati and Urdu. Press reports linked to from this site contain solely the opinions of the report authors/anchors, and the contents therein are not endorsed by the Office of Syedna Taher Fakhruddin Saheb.

Rebel faction leader renews call for debate with Saifuddin

26 February 2017

25 March, 2017 - Mid-Day - By Gaurav Sarkar

Syedna’s First Interview after Takht-Nashini

11 February 2017

Mid-Day Mumbai exclusively conducted and published on its front page Syedna Taher Fakhruddin’s TUS first interview after Takht-Nashini in its issue on the 8th of February.

Bohra succession row: As court battle rages, the rebel syedna ascends

25 January 2017

The rift in the Dawoodi Bohra community just became a gaping chasm. In a move that will definitely shake things up in the ongoing succession battle for the community’s leadership, the [Syedna] Fakhruddin faction has kicked off a three-day celebration in honour of their claimant, [Syedna] Taher Fakhruddin’s 50th birthday by formally coronating him ‘Syedna’...

Bohra faction holds ‘coronation’ for Syedna rival

25 January 2017

The head of the rival faction of the Dawoodi Bohra community proclaimed himself the 54th Dai al' Mutlaq at a formal coronation ceremony in Thane on Monday. [Seydna] Taher Fakhruddin performed his 'takht nashini' (ascension to the throne ritual) as part of his 50th birthday celebration.


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