British fashion designer Tabinda-Kauser Ishaq designs a Poppy Hijab to commemorate 100 years since the first Muslim soldier fighting for Britain was awarded the Victoria Cross during World War One…..reports Asian Lite News
Featuring a symbolic poppy design, the hijab has the support of the Islamic Society of Great Britain, and helps commemorate the sacrifices of British Armed Forces, past and present, including the 400,000 Muslims who fought alongside British troops in 1914.
The Royal British Legion’s work is encapsulated in its motto: Live On – to the memory of the fallen and the future of the living. The Legion is the nation’s biggest Armed Forces charity providing care and support to all members of the British Armed Forces past and present and their families. It is the national custodian of Remembrance and safeguards the Military Covenant between the nation and its Armed Forces. It is well known for the annual Poppy Appeal, and its emblem the red poppy
All proceeds from the hijab’s sale, which costs just £19.99, go directly to the Legion to help with their important work in providing care and support to members of the British Armed Forces, veterans and their families, and it is available exclusively from The Poppy Shop – www.poppyshop.org.uk.