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

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RELIGION-Dawoodi Bohras Struggle for Control

RELIGION Dawoodi Bohras: Struggle for Control Kalpana Sharma THE demonstrations held outside the head office and several branches of the Bombay Mercantile Co-operative Bank by orthodox Bohras in mid-May symbolised one of the central aspects of the on-going struggle within the Dawoodi Bohra community. Ostensibly the demonstrators only wanted the bank to stop giving interest because they claimed this was against Islam; the bank, the demonstrators insisted. was a Muslim bank and therefore should adhere to Islamic tenets.

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