Muhammad Ilyas Qadri

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Muhammad Ilyas Attar Qadiri
محمد الياس عطار قادرى
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Personal Details
Born 1950
Karachi, Pakistan
Region Pakistan
Religion Islam
Denomination Sunni Muslim
Website Muhammad Ilyas Qadri

Muhammad Ilyas Qadri (Urdu: محمد الياس عطار قادرى) is a Pakistani cleric who founded[1] Dawat-e-Islami, a movement aimed at the preaching of Islam, in 1981 in Karachi, Pakistan.

Two most significant activities of Dawat-e-Islami is the running of Jamia-tul-Madina, a chain of religious schools. It also operates its own non-commercial television channel, the Madani Channel, which broadcasts Islamic programs 24 hours a day. The programs broadcast include Hamd, Na`at, sermons, and question-answer.[2][3]


  1. ^ N. K. Singh (2009). global encyclopedia of islamic mystics and mysticism. India: Global Vision Publishing House, India. p. 270. ISBN 978-81-8220-673-1. 
  2. ^ "ilyasqadri". 
  3. ^ "Establishment of DawateIslami".