Sheikh Abubakr Ahmad
Sheikh Abubakr Ahmad

Sheikh Abubakr Ahmad is the General Secretary of the All India Muslim Scholars Association, Founder and Vice-Chancellor of Jamia Markaz Saqafathu Sunniyya, one of the leading educational and humanitarian institution in India. He is often referred to by his epithet โ€œAbul Aytamโ€ (โ€œFather of Orphansโ€) for his service to orphans and the destitute. He advocates peaceful co-existence, social harmony and its international propagation and has set up thousands of cultural centres and educational institutes in India. Sheikh Abubakr has authored and published more than 60 books on a variety of topics in Arabic, Urdu and Malayalam.

Source of Influence: Administration of Religious Affairs

Status: Featured in current year