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

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Bohra Reformists and Galiakot Struggle

Bohra Reformists and Galiakot Struggle Asghar Ali Engineer THE Bohra reform movement has shown the way not only for modern secular and democratic reforms, but also in fighting with all determination against corruption and gross misuse of religion. What is more important in this respect is the militant participation of women in large number, especially from Udaipur, the nevere-centre of the reformist movement. These women recently fought resolutely for their right to visit the Galiakot shrine which is 150 km from Udaipur. The Bohra high priest who has been using religion as cover for his political and financial interests, maintains illegal possession of various Bohra shrines and mosques and denies entry to all those who dissent and expose his corrupt practices.

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