- Naila Shamal says she requested for books as haq mehr to assist abolish mistaken customs in Pakistani society.
- Naila Shamal is a author.
- “If we do not connect worth to books as writers, how can we count on the frequent man to do the identical,” she asks in video message.
Whereas it’s thought of a norm in our society for costly objects to be given as “Haq Mehr” to brides for his or her wedding ceremony, Mardan’s Naila Shamal has requested her husband for books value Rs100,000 as an alternative.
Haq mehr is the compulsory cost — made within the type of cash, jewellery, residence items, furnishings and/or another type of property — made by a person on to his wife-to-be upon taking her hand in marriage.
Solely the girl has proper over her haq mehr, and paying it’s a authorized obligation underneath Islamic regulation and customs.
In a viral video on Twitter, Shamal could be seen wearing a bridal outfit as she delivers an essential message. “As you all know, I’ve demanded books value Rs100,000 for Haq Mehr,” she says. “One motive for that is that resulting from rising inflation in our nation, we can’t afford costly presents. Alternatively, it is usually essential to remove mistaken customs from our society,” she provides.
Shumaila then says that the majority girls demand cash and jewelry as Haq Mehr however she determined to accept books as, being a author, it was essential for her to indicate reverence for books.
“If I, as a author, don’t connect worth to books then how can we count on the frequent man to take action?” she asks.
“The true motive I requested for the Haq Mehr is to offer worth to books in order that we are able to additionally advise others to do the identical,” she says in conclusion.
The video went viral on Twitter, because it garnered greater than 29,000 views and was retweeted greater than 350 instances.
It was tweeted by a person named Mona Farooq Ahmed.
“A bride Naila Shamal in Mardan KPK, Pakistan demanded books in Haq Mehr, value 100ok. The bride and the groom each are writers. How a lot you like books?” she had captioned the video.
Zainab praised the initiative, saying that the couple will get pleasure from writing in one another’s firm.