Bearys Cultural Forum Commended for Exemplary Service during Iftar Meet 2018
UAE: The grand “BCF Dubai Iftar Meet 2018” was conducted at The Iranian Club Auditorium, Dubai. More than 800 people, mostly Kannadiga NRIs and Bearys community, attended the Iftar party. It is noteworthy that our brothers and sisters from Hindu and Christian communities also participated in the function in large numbers.
Prior to Iftar, Ibrahim Dubal conducted Qirat competition for Kids. Islamic quizzes for both kids and adults were also conducted. All the winners in the Quiz and Qirat completion were honoured with prizes. Ustad Mehboob Sakhafi of KCF delivered a very informative lecture on the importance of Ramadan. He admired the good work of BCF, particularly its specified goal of empowering the community by promoting education by issuing scholarship to the poor and needy.
After Iftar, an introductory program of “BCF Scholarship Meet-2018” was conducted.
Al-haj Thaha Bafaki Thangal, Hon. President of DKSC., offered Dua. Dr B K Yusuf, Hon. President of BCF, presided over the program. Dr Kaup Mohamed, Hon. Gen. Secretary of BCF, welcomed the dignitaries to the stage. The program started with a Qirat by Master Fawaz.
M.E. Moolur, Vice President of BCF and Chairman of BCF Scholarship Committee gave a brief introduction of BCF and BCF Scholarship Programs. As Allah listens to the prayers of a fasting person, he said it is high time to do good deeds and hence appealed the gathering to maximize their support to the same. He told that BCF has provided Scholarship to more than 10000 students so far, many of whom at present are Doctors, Engineers and so on. He invited all to attend the BCF Scholarship Meet 2018, to be held at the Town Hall, Mangalore on 19th August.
Latif Mulky, Vice President of BCF and Chairman of BCF Iftar Committee, thanked the BCF managing committee and Iftar committee members for their relentless support to carry out this Iftar meet successfully. He also thanked all the people at the gathering for attending the BCF Iftar program in big numbers. He was delighted for being given the responsibility as the Chairman of this noble task and thanked BCF for the same. He thanked everyone who ever supported him to make this program a successful one. He also conveyed his thanks to all the members of various associations of Karnataka State who have been kind enough to accept this invitation and attend this meet.
Dr B.K. Yusuf, President of BCF wished everyone with the best wishes of Holy Ramazan. Quoting the verses from Holy Quran, he elaborated about the command of Allah to make use of Ramzan to gain eternal success. He said that only 1% of Ramadan consists of refraining from food, but the remaining 99% is about bringing ourselves close to Allah by cleansing away bad habits from our mind and soul and by enhancing the sense of charity, compassion and brotherhood in our hearts. He emphasized the need to support the poor and needy. He thanked all for being kind enough to support BCF in all its charitable activities for many years. He appreciated the BCF Iftar Committee lead by chairman Abdul Latif Mulky for their excellent work effort in making the program hugely successful.
Rizwanulla Khan, Executive President of Emirates Glass, Dubai, one of the distinguished guests, conveyed his best wishes to all people who attended this Iftar meet. He appreciated BCF by highlighting the discipline and responsibilities of BCF members towards the social causes.
Shareef Mandool, Chairman and MD., Leaders Group of Hotels, Kuwait, expressed his pleasure for being able to attend this BCF Iftar program, which he said is certainly unique and pleasant. The guests were honoured with mementoes and shawls in appreciation of their valuable social service. A special memento of appreciation was presented to the Manager of Iranian Club Bouquet Hall in recognition of the consistent support that Hall’s management team has been rendering to BCF since many years in its Iftar program.
Dr Kaup Mohamed appealed to the gathering to be a part and parcel of this great social service by donating generously to this noble cause of providing education to poor students. He also said that all the people should provide support to BCF for educational causes and also to support in providing free wheelchairs to the needy people of the Karnataka. Dr Kaup thanked all patrons, supporters and committee member of BCF for their continued support. Dr Kaup also mentioned that Bearys Cultural Forum since the last 15 years has been serving the poor people in the state of Karnataka irrespective of caste, creed and religious differentiation. He also mentioned that BCF is involved in taking care of the downtrodden in the society of the state in the field of education by providing scholarship to students.
The scholarship contribution drive was enthusiastically supported by the august gathering. The guests of honour, general audience and BCF committee members generously pledged their support for free education and free wheelchairs. BCF Chief Advisor Thumbay Moideen, Abdul Jaleel Udyavar, Zahirulla Khan, Dr Sadik B K., K M Ashraf, Naufal of Al Ameen Perfumes, James Mendonsa (President of Mangalore Konkans), Satish Poojary, Novel Almeda, and several others donated generously for the cause of providing education to the poor masses of the Karnataka.
Representatives of social organizations – Yusuf Arlapadavu, Iqbal Kajur, Shukoor Manila, Ustad Abdulla Musliar, Nasser Nandavara – and many more guests of honour were present on the dais.
The Chairman of the Iftar Meet 2018, Abdul Lathif Mulky and all his team members were applauded for their good task in conducting the Iftar Party 2018 successfully. The coordinated and dedicated support from all members of the Iftar committee and the BCF committee members including BCF ladies wing played a major role in making the function a very successful one.
The Chairman of Ladies wing Mumtaz Hussain and other team members did an exemplary job of managing the ladies iftar meet. They also generously contributed to the cause of developing the poor in Karnataka.
Ameeruddin SI delivered the vote of thanks. Lots of giveaway packets and gifts were distributed. The event was sponsored by all the members of BCF.
To summarize, the program was very well and systematically arranged by the Iftar committee under the leadership of Latif Mulky.