Abu Sayed Ansary

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Sheikh
Muhammed Abu Sayed Ansarey
Native name মুহাম্মদ আবু সাইয়িদ আনসারী
Born (1978-03-01) 1 March 1978 (age 36)
Sylhet Division, Bangladesh
Residence Brentford, Hounslow, London, England
Nationality Bangladeshi
Ethnicity Bengali
Citizenship British
Education Bachelor of Laws
Alma mater University of West London
Occupation Television presenter, Imam, lawyer
Years active 2004–present
Employer West London Mosque
Organization Global Aid Trust, Islam Essential
Political party
Labour Party
Religion Islam
Spouse(s) Lutfa Ansarey

Muhammed Abu Sayed Ansarey (Bengali: মুহাম্মদ আবু সাইয়িদ আনসারী; born 26 December 1978) is a Bangladeshi-born British lawyer, television presenter, and Chairman and Imam of West London Mosque.

Early life[edit]

Ansarey was born in Sylhet Division, Bangladesh and moved to the United Kingdom in 2002.[1]

Career[edit]

Ansarey is the Imam[2] and the Chairman of the West London Muslim Centre in Isleworth[1] where he is a teacher of Arabic language. Previously he was the Imam of BBC Centre Mosque.[3]

Since December 2004, Ansarey has presented programmes on Channel S, ATN Bangla and Channel I.[4]

In 2012, Ansarey graduated with a 2.2 in Law from the University of West London. Ansarey is also a campaigner for the Hounslow Labour Party and runs the Arabic School at Hounslow Jamia Masjid and Islamic Centre.[1]

Personal life[edit]

Since 2007, Ansarey has lived in Brentford, London with his wife, Lutfa Ansarey, and their children.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Culbertson, Alix (10 October 2013). "Vandals target Muslim leader's car and leave racist note on windscreen". London: Get West London. Retrieved 1 August 2014. 
  2. ^ "Qiyam-al-Layl". West London Muslim Centre. Retrieved 1 August 2014. 
  3. ^ "Abu Sayeed Ansarey leads largest Eid jamaat in West London". Just News BD. 13 August 2013. Retrieved 1 August 2014. 
  4. ^ "Sheikh Abu Sayed Ansarey". Islam Essential. Retrieved 1 August 2014. 

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