Chronicling the Dawoodi Bohras of Madras The Dawoodi Bohra community is a sub-sect of Shia Muslims, predominantly traders hailing from the state of Gujarat. The community migrated to Madras centuries ago and made George Town their base. The presence of the Dawoodi Bohra community has added a unique layer of history and culture to the rich fabric of the area, including some mouth-watering delicacies!

Come discover the history, heritage, traditions and customs of the Dawoodi Bohras in Madras, and listen to some fascinating stories about their culture, the personal journeys, and experiences of members of the community!

Focus:   Community, History and Architecture
Research Duration:   3 Months