The members of Student Islamic Organisation, Shillong City Circle organized a workshop on “Importance of Education in Muslim Society”, which was held on 13th November, 2011 at Madina Mosque complex, Laban, Shillong, Meghalaya. The Principal of Shillong Law College Jb. Sharif Ud Din graced the occasion as Chief Guest. He delivered his talk on deteriorating condition of the Muslim Society due to lack of Education and added that carelessness towards education is a major hurdle in the development of our society. Another guest Jb. Akhtar Shabong, Member Seng Bhalang Islam, discussed the Islamic perspective of education and importance of education in Islam.
One of the speakers expressed his concern on the trend of dropouts at all level of school education and stressed the need to arrest the situation.
The participant appreciated the role of the SIO in arranging such platform and hoped that this trend would continue to motivate the people to express their opinion on various aspects of Islam and the society.