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On Saturday Board of Islamic Education Goa had organised lecture series at K.NShariff Building at Bansai,Savordem on topic of “Walidein Ki zimmedari”.( Responsibility of Parents .
The first such a program at Savordem got a very positive response from parents.
Many parents from adjoining towns of Quepem and Sanguem also came for the program.
The inaugural words by the Secretary of the board Asif Husain laid emphasis on mentoring the children positively by avoiding the negative influences prevalent in the society.He said, BIE intends to assist the parents in guiding their children to be responsible and excel academically. He introduced the “Islamiyat” weekend classes that aims to build ethical values along with understanding of Quran and teachings of the Prophet.
Later Asif , through a power point presentation helped the gathering to understand the common mistakes of parents do in the upbringing of their Children.
He laid the responsibility on the parents for the development and personality of their children .He further said,men have taken the back seat in the nurturing their children and stated that both the father and mother need to team up and converge their opinion about the qualities they want to instill in the children. He asked the parents to take guidance from the Quran and Prophets life in this challenge.By the age of eight all the foundational values of life need to be taught to the children,added Asif.
Earlier Kaukab Arshi student of BIE Margao began the program.with the recitation of the Quran and Ayesha Numa sang a “tarana” on the love for the mother.
The program concluded with the speech of chairman of the said Board Abdul Wahid Khan .He appreciated the parents for their concern to understand their responsibilities towards their children and the desire to equip themselves with knowledge to face the challenge of parenting.
He said love, compassion and a rational approach alone can help them guide their children. He said the present educational system lays stress on and it’s the only object is to make the student capable to perform some tasks but it fails to instill human and ethical values. He requested the parents to enroll their children to the weekend “Islamiyat” weekend classes and create a friendly atmosphere of learning at home.
K.N Shariff s thanked the organisors for such a lovely program and demanded more such programs in the near future. The parents were seen enthusiastically buying books from the Muslim Children’s Book Exhibtion organised by House of Wisdom – Goa.
Junaid Haroon proposed the vote of thanks and Asadullah Khan made suplications for the welfare of the people of savordem.