Dr Sayeda Hamid, a member of the Union Planning Commission and an expert of Islamic studies, will fly in from New Delhi to perform the wedding.
, too, it will be a first.
The nikah of Hasan and her
fiance will take place according to the tenets of Islam, some scholars supporting the cause said.
Kalbe Jawwad, noted Shia scholar and member of the All India Muslim Personal Law Board
, has endorsed the idea of the wedding.