SIALKOT: As many as nine members of a Hindu family embraced Islam at the hands of a local religious cleric Mian Muhammad Shafi at village Dongiyaan-Pasrur here Friday.
Their Islamic names will be: Ratan Lal-Zulfiqar Ali, Rani Devi-Rani Bibi, Iram Kumari-Iram Shehzadi, Sirjan Kumar-Ali Raza, Mubashar Boota-Muhammad Mubashar, Arjan Kumar-Hassan Raza, Vijay Kumar-Imtiaz Ahmed and Asha-Aysha Shehzadi.
Meanwhile, a Christian family also embraced Islam at the hands of a local religious cleric Allama Qari Shakir Mehmood at village Saahowali-Sialkot.
Their Islamic names will be: Ravi Maseeh-Muhammad Imran, Heesta Imran-Fiza Batool, Danish and Mehak.
On the other hand, an Italian Christian woman Qaiya Saltehri also embraced Islam here and her Islamic name would be Aysha.