Kaleem Siddiqui

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Kaleem Siddiqui
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Kaleem Siddiqui in 2021
Personal details
Born (1957-09-23) September 23, 1957 (age 64)
Phulat, Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh, India
NationalityIndian
Alma mater
Personal
Parents
  • Haji Muhammad Amin (father)
  • Zubaida Khatun (mother)
DenominationSunni
JurisprudenceHanafi
MovementDeobandi
Main interest(s)Dawah
Notable work(s)
  • Jamia Imam Wali Ullah Trust
  • Global Peace Center
Senior posting
Disciple of
Literary worksAapki Amanat Aapki Sewa Mein

Kaleem Siddiqui (born 23 September 1957) is an Indian Islamic scholar, preacher, educationist and a prominent member of Tablighi Jamaat. He was arrested by the BJP government in Uttar Pradesh for running the largest conversion racket in India.[1] According to police, more than half a million people have converted to Islam through him.[2] He is a disciple of Muhammad Zakariyya al-Kandhlawi and Abul Hasan Ali Hasani Nadwi. Aapki Amanat Aapki Sewa Mein is one of his popular book.

Biography[edit]

Kaleem Siddiqui was born on September 23, 1957 in Phulat village of Muzaffarnagar district, Uttar Pradesh, India.[3] His father Haji Muhammad Amin was a Zamindar and murid of Mahmud Hasan Deobandi. His mother's name is Zubaida Khatun.[4] He was educated at the Faizul Islam Madrasa in phulat, founded by Rashid Ahmad Gangohi, now known as Jamia Imam Wali Ullah.[5] In class V, he memorized first 7 Para of Quran. He passed his higher secondary in science from Pact Inter College.[5] He completed his BSc from Meerut College. He then appeared for the All India Pre Medical Test and finished 57th across India.[6] He later came in contact with Abul Hasan Ali Hasani Nadwi and was admitted to Darul Uloom Nadwatul Ulama to study Islamic subjects. He did not get admission even after getting the opportunity to get admission in MBBS.[7]

Books[edit]

His most popular book is Aapki Amanat Aapki Sewa Mein.[8] His other books include:[9]

  • Hume Hidayat Kaise Mili
  • Dawat E Deen : Kuch Ghalat Fahmiyaan Kuch Haqaaiq
  • Hadiya Dawat
  • Tohfah Dawat
  • Dawat Fikr O Amal
  • Armughaan E Dawat
  • Usway Nabi E Rahmat Aur Hamaari Zindagi
  • Rafeeq Bano Fareeq Nahi
  • Har Marz Ki Dawa Hai Sallay A’laa Muhammad
  • Deeni Madaris Aur Hamaari Zimmaydaariyaan
  • Naseem Hidayat Kay Jhokay

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Muslim scholar arrested over 'religious conversions' in India". www.aa.com.tr. Retrieved 2021-12-06.
  2. ^ Taskin, Bismee (2021-10-14). "5 lakh 'forced' into Islam, funds from Gulf, UK: What UP ATS found in 'conversion racket' probe". ThePrint. Retrieved 2021-12-06.
  3. ^ Nadwi, Umar Nasehi (May–June 2010). "Maulana Kaleem Siddiqui's autobiographical interview" (PDF). Monthly Armugan. Hilful Fuzul Publication (Bengali translation): 10.
  4. ^ Nadwi 2010, p. 11.
  5. ^ a b Nadwi 2010, p. 13.
  6. ^ Nadwi 2010, p. 14.
  7. ^ Nadwi 2010, p. 15.
  8. ^ Nadwi 2010, p. 53.
  9. ^ "Kaleem Siddiqui's Books". Rokomari.com.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)