ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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MINORITIES: Dawoodi Bohra Reform Movement

The reform movement among the Dawoodi Bohras had made a countrywide impact after some defenders of democratic rights took up their cause arid constituted a commission headed by Narendra Nathwani, a retired judge of the Bombay high court. The commission inquired into allegations of seven' persecution of the reformist Bohras by the powerful priestly establishment. The national press too look a great deal of interest in the Bohra reform movement after the publication of the Nathwani Commission Report. 

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