Thursday, March 19, 2009

Muslim Education Society's work commended

Yoginder Sikand, in an article circulated by highlights the record of the Muslim Education Society (MES) of Kerala, which he sees as a commendable community initiative for educational empowerment.

One of the major factors for the high literacy rate among Kerala’s Muslims—who are among the most educated Muslim communities in India—is the vast network of educational institutions that Muslim community leaders have established across the state, he says. Of these, the largest and one of the most influential is the Calicut-based Muslim Educational Society.

Over to Sikand’s article

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