Voice of the Crusade For Women to Enter Haji Ali’s Mazaar

Meet the woman who took Mumbai’s Haji Ali Trust to the court to fight patriachy

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Women were banned from entering the revered Haji Ali Dargah in June 2012. In November 2014, the Bhartiya Muslim Mahila Andolan (BMMA) challenged the ban and took the Haji Ali trust to court.

Their battle is still on and is questioning the deep-rooted concept of patriarchy in India.

The Bhartiya Muslim Mahila Andolan (BMMA) is a 35,000 strong women’s group founded by Noorjehan Fiaz and Zakia Soman.

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