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New Imam hopes to be a bridge between faith communities


Lansing area Muslims are being led by a new Imam. Sohail Chaudhry comes to the Islamic Center of East Lansing from West Virginia.Imam Chaudhry grew up in Pakistan. He and his wife have a two-year-old son, and what appealed to him about East Lansing was its Islamic school.  The Imam moved to Morgantown at the age of 17 to pursue a degree in computer engineering at West Virginia University.

Current State’s Scott Pohl speaks with Imam Chaudhry about his work in Morgantown and his early impressions of Michigan.

Scott Pohl is a general assignment news reporter and produces news features and interviews. He is also an alternate local host on NPR's "Morning Edition."
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