San Thome’s Tasneem launches web site that will document Bohras community of Chennai

Freelance writer and San Thome resident  Tasneem Akbari Kutubuddin has launched a new project and it is online – it is named” ( this is the URL of the web site).

Tasneem says that she has been documenting the history of her community for some years and now feels it must all come to be in one digital space.

This web space will feature the rich history of the Dawoodi Bohra Muslims in Chennai and also narrate interesting tales of the pioneers and those who have contributed immensely.

Tasneem invites Dawoodi Bohra Muslims to share their own life stories.

Tasneem is supported in this venture by Zehra Aliakbar, Sarrah Jawed, Abbas Akbari and Batul Safder Hussain.

“We welcome pictures, tributes, snippets and biographies that may add value to our documentation,” says Tasneem, whose family has deep roots in George Town.

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  • File photo used here is of Tasneem leading a Heritage Walk themed on the Bohras in Madras.

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