Aaj TV News

BR100 4,822 Decreased By ▼ -37 (-0.75%)
BR30 23,477 Decreased By ▼ -389 (-1.63%)
KSE100 45,597 Decreased By ▼ -412 (-0.89%)
KSE30 18,029 Decreased By ▼ -150 (-0.82%)
COVID-19 TOTAL DAILY
CASES 1,230,238 2,333
DEATHS 27,374 47
Sindh 452,267 Cases
Punjab 424,701 Cases
Balochistan 32,796 Cases
Islamabad 104,472 Cases
KP 171,874 Cases

Aima Baig gets engaged & flak for "disrespecting" Imam Zamin

25 جولائ 2021
Many took to social media to slam Aima Baig for her outfit. Instagram
Many took to social media to slam Aima Baig for her outfit. Instagram

Popular singer and actor Aima Baig got engaged to beau Shahbaz Shigri on Saturday in what appeared to be a beautiful ceremony. However, social media users took exception to Baig wearing a Imam Zamin with Bibi Fatima's name on it on her sleeveless arm.

Baig was dressed in a maroon sari and green blouse, both of which had gold embroidery while her fiance dressed in a blue suit.

Once the pictures flooded news outlets and social media, however, Aima Baig began trending for reasons she probably did not expect. Social media users were upset she wore the Imam Zamin on a bare arm.

It's not uncommon for social media users to leave negative, often vile and abusive, comments about a woman's choice of clothing but this took a potentially harmful tone. Religious intolerance in Pakistan is growing at a dangerous pace.

At the time of writing Baig had not responded to these attacks about her choice of outfit.