Muslim girl Mariyam Asif Siddiqui won Bhagwad Gita contest [ Current Affairs ]

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Muslim girl Mariyam Asif Siddiqui won the first position at the Shrimad Bhagwad Gita Champion League. Asif Siddiqui is a 12-year-old Muslim girl who studies in Class 6 of Cosmopolitan High School at Mira Road near Mumbai won the contest from among 4500 students of 195 schools.

Mariyam Asif Siddiqui said she learned from Bhagwad Gita that humanity is the biggest religion in this world.

  • Shrimad Bhagwad Gita Champion League was organised an inter-school competition. It was organised by the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) in March 2015.
  • The English version of the holy book was given to students for a month for preparation purpose for explaining the teachings of the holy book.
  • The competition included recitation of the Gita in English along with a written test among 4500 students of 195 schools.

- Published on: April 6, 2015