RNA – One of the revolutionary Kashmiri youth who has requested that we don’t mention his name due to security reasons told Rasa News Agency that Basij-e Zaynabiyyah, the women’s wing of the Imam Khomeyni Memorial Trust in Kargil organised a program celebrating the birth anniversary of Lady Fatimah al-Zahra, the daughter of the Prophet Muhammad, at the Basij-e Zaynabiyyah’s office in Kargil, Indian-occupied Jammu and Kashmir, on February 26th.
The program began with the recitation of Holy Quran by Nehzat Fatimah of Goma, Kargil and taranahs (songs) and na’ats (poetry in praise of the Prophet Muhammad) were also recited during the event by the students of Central Dar al-Quran Zaynabiyyah and many others.
Meanwhile speakers Hajjah Sugra, Hajjah Banu Nasiri and Dr. Nasrin Fatimah Bagh-e Khomeyni also delivered speeches during the event.
The speakers highlighted the unforgettable sacrifices made by Lady Fatimah al-Zahra for humanity and the efforts she made for women to become an important part of the society in the early era of Islam.
“Lady Fatimah al-Zahra played an important role to save the killing of baby girls during the ‘Age of Ignorance’ and during the era time when Islam was fist introduced by the Prophet Muhammad,” it was said.
One of the speakers explained, “This is why we are now celebrating the birth anniversary of Lady Fatimah al-Zahra as Women’s Day and Mother’s Day. It because of her contributions that women have become an important part of every society and now and are considered as respectful creations of God.”
He added, “Previously, women were considered as slaves and they were treated as animals. It’s due to the mercy of God that we are living in the era of Wilayat al-Faqih [Guardianship of the Jurisprudent] which is guiding us how to spend our life as human beings.”
Rasa News Agency