Podcast series discussing issues and topics around politics, arts, culture and more, relevant to the Muslims of India
Remembering Sadia Dehlvi & Sufism in India
In this episode, we talk with Raza Rumi, journalist, author, policy expert and educator and a close friend of Sadia Dehlvi, who passed away recently after a courageous battle with cancer.
We reminisce different aspects of Sadia's purposeful life as a mother, author, journalist, culinary expert and a student of Sufism.
Association of Muslim Professionals (AMP) and Charting Way Forward for Indian Muslims
We speak with Aamir Edresy in this episode on the challenges faced by Indian Muslims in the field of education and professional development and how Association of Muslim Professionals (AMP) has charted a path forward. AMP has been working in this arena since 2007 and has helped tens of thousands of Indian professionals. It is headquartered in Mumbai but has chapters all over India.
We dive into the history of AMP, initiatives that have been successful, new crowdfunding platform (India Zakat), importance of mentorship (The India Mentors) and much more.
Traditional Calligraphic Art Form & Modern Economy
In this episode, we talk to Irena on Islamic Calligraphy and her experiences founding and running her company Baradari House of Arts & Crafts based in Lucknow.
Irena Akbar is an entrepreneur and runs a Lucknow based company Baradari Arts focussing on the Islamic calligraphic art form. Before founding Baradari Arts, she was a journalist at Indian Express.
Roots of Islamic CalligraphyDistinct Style of Islamic Calligraphy in IndiaCurrent State of the Art and how it is adapting to modern technology and tastesExperiences running Baradari ArtsBaradari Arts - https://baradariarts.com/Twitter - https://twitter.com/baradari_arts
Aman Wadud on Assam NRC and Its Implications
Mohib and Faisal speak with Aman Wadud on the historical context of the NRC exercise in Assam. We explore the operational challenges of the NRC exercise, next steps as well as implications on rest of the country.
Kashif-ul-Huda on the Evolution of Muslim News
In this episode of the Indian Muslims Podcast, we speak with Kashif-ul-Huda on his experience running TwoCirles.net, which Kashif launched in 2006 making it the first Indian Muslim news platform online.
Introduction to the Indian Muslims Podcast
The Indian Muslims Podcast is a platform for constructive discussion on issues important to the Indian Muslims. We will explore relevant topics across politics, society, arts, culture and more. We will talk with sensitivity and without sensasilization.
In this first episode, we spend a few minutes to understand the current situation of Indian Muslims. We will explore demographic data, political participation, educational attainment, economic well-being as well as stereotypes associated with the community.
Let’s get started.