Shahi Imam

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The Shahi Imam is the Imam of Delhi's Jama Masjid, Mughal emperor Shahjahan appointed Syed Abdul Ghafoor Shah Bukhari to the high office of Imamat-e-Uzma, and conferred upon him the title of Shahi Imam.[1]

Imams of Jama Masjid[edit]

Shahi Imams of Jama Masjid include,[1]

  1. Syed Abdul Ghafoor Shah Bukhari (from 24 July 1656)
  2. Syed Abdul Shakoor Shah Bukhari
  3. Syed Abdul Raheem Shah Bukhari
  4. Syed Abdul Ghafoor Shah Bukhari Thani
  5. Syed Abdul Rehman Shah Bukhari
  6. Syed Abdul Kareem Shah Bukhari
  7. Syed Mir Jeewan Shah Bukhari
  8. Syed Mir Ahmed Ali Shah Bukhari (till 16 October 1892)
  9. Syed Mohammed Shah Bukhari (from 16 October 1892)
  10. Syed Ahmed Bukhari (till 20 February 1942)
  11. Syed Hameed Bukhari (20 February 1942 - 8 July 1973)
  12. Syed Abdullah Bukhari (8 July 1973 - 14 October 2000)
  13. Syed Ahmed Bukhari (14 October 2000 till date)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Short History of Jama Masjid Delhi". Jmuf.org. Retrieved 2011-11-03.