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'Poppy hijab' to mark Muslim soldier's Victoria Cross 100 years on
by Athar Ahmad
A fashion designer has created a 'poppy hijab' to commemorate the centenary of the first Muslim soldier being awarded the Victoria Cross for bravery.
Tabinda-Kauser Ishaq, a final year student at the University of Arts in London, also hopes the piece of clothing will give Muslim women a new way to mark Remembrance Day.
Born in what is now Pakistan, Sepoy Khudadad Khan was one of 1.2 million Indian soldiers and 400,000 Muslims who fought alongside British troops.
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