Dhanak has organized a seminar on “Mixed Marriages – Challenges and Potential” on November 26, 2016. We have invited distinguished speakers engaged in this domain to participate in the seminar. We would be delighted and honored if you can spare some time from your schedule to attend this seminar.
VENUE: Jawaharlal Nehru National Youth Centre (ND Tiwari Bhawan)
219, 2nd Floor, Deendayal Upadhyaya Marg, (Near ITO Crossing), New Delhi
Date & Time: 26th November, 2016; 3 PM TO 6 PM
To understand whether religion is really divisive or misinterpreted for vested reasons by religious gurus, and;
To put the same question of mixed marriages before different religions vis-à- vis individual rights enshrined in the constitution of India.
The participants in the discussion will comprise aspiring and married couples with inter-religion/caste background and individuals with diverse background.
Prof. Rita Bagchi (Former Professor of Hindu Philosophy and Religions at Jamia Hamdard),
Shri. Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi (Independent Writer & Scholar, Researcher in Culture and Communication Studies, Jamia Millia Islamia)
Dr. M D Thomas (Director, Institute of Harmony and Peace Studies)
Please contact Asif at: 8750157676 for any questions.
DHANAK’s Home Solidarity Visit (HSV) is being held tomorrow – May 29th, 2016 at 3 pm in East Delhi. Mixed couples and like-minded people will meet. Anyone who believes in human values beyond man-made boundaries, please join us. Interested individuals are requested to call at 8750157676 to get the venue details.
DHANAK helped in the submission of an application for a marriage solemnization today without attaching the photos of the marrying couple, without stamped paper affidavits and attestation by a gazetted officer. Soon we will also get circular in favor of same. Future marriages under the Special Marriage Act are going to be simpler.
When the law is reluctant to play Cupid
February 14, 2016
Strengthening Alliances for Humanity and Secularism
Delhi School of Social Work, North Delhi
Registration and Tea (10.00 am – 10.30 am)
Session 1 (10.30 am – 12.00 pm) – Religion and Social Change
Ms. Sheeba Aslam Fehmi, Prof. Manoj Jha, Mr. Avinash Patil and Mr. Hilal Ahmed and Sharing by Participants
Session 2 (12:00 pm – 1:00 pm) – Ways in Which People in Mixed Marriage Respond/React to Challenges in Social Interactions with Others
12.00 pm– 12.45 pm — Sharing by couples in mixed marriage (Neeraj & Javed and Ranu & Asif) followed by Interaction with participants
12.45 pm – 1.15 pm — Felicitation of Couples and Parents
LUNCH (1.15 pm – 2.00 pm)
Celebration of Love – The Basis for Universal Peace and Humanity
2.00 pm– 2.45 pm — Taking the Message of Peace to People around the venue
CULTURAL EVENING (3.00 pm – 4.30 pm)
Songs by Couples, Individuals and Participating Organizations
Closing of event with songs by Vinay and Charul from Loknaad
HIGH TEA (4.30 pm – 5.00 pm)
A Consortium of Organizations/Individuals Working on Right to Choose in Marriage and Relationships
New Delhi (Conference Room at Delhi School of Social Work)
Tentative Program Schedule
13 Feb 2016, 3:00 – 3:15 PM
SHARING ABOUT CHAYAN:
By Sh. Avinash Patil (MANS) & Asif Iqbal (DHANAK)
3:15 – 4:00 PM
Sharing by the Participants about their Work and Status of RTC in their work area
4:00 – 4:30 PM
4:30 – 5:30 PM
DISCUSSION ON THE STRUCTURE OF CHAYAN:
5:30 – 6:00 PM
6:00 PM onwards