Speed dating muslim style
From now on Muslims will have a refreshing, fun alternative, where the single people themselves take charge.î Speed dating was originally established in the US by Jews as a way of keeping marriage within their community."Thankfully, British Muslims have moved away from the traditional 'arranged marriage' format and become open to more liberal ideas of meeting partners based on mutual liking,î said Mr Gupta. ” Abdul Malik Kadir said to a guy in a gray suit standing next to him.
Not all young Muslim Americans have serious religious upbringings.
But for those who do, the experiences between the genders is often strained and stunted by well-meaning but traditional parents and communities.
"We are still encouraging Muslims to meet other Muslims.
"The main problem is many don't drink, so don't do the traditional dating thing of going to pubs and clubs to meet someone new.î The 26-year-old Cambridge graduate decided to set up the company with friend Maha Khan after realising how popular speed dating had become since its introduction to this country three years ago.
The swelling crowd, ranging in age from 21 to 50-something, meant the evening of speed dating and socializing known as the Matrimonial Banquet was about to begin.