23-OCT-2019: Lecture held on gender parity in Quran
ALIGARH October 23: "Quran does not discriminate against women in any respect, rather it ensures their equal and active participation in different spheres of life", said Professor Abdur Raheem Kidwai, Director, Prof K A Nizami Centre for Quranic Studies, Aligarh Muslim University, while delivering a lecture on "Gender Parity in the Quran".
Prof Kidwai highlighted the exemplary female figures mentioned in the holy Quran and made a point to prove that Quran is not a male-centric text.
A large number of undergraduate and postgraduate students and faculty members were present on the occasion. Mr Gowhar Quadir Wani, Convener of the Quranic Studies Forum, conducted the programme.
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