Abdur Rahman Bafaqi Thangal

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Abdur Rahman Bafaqi Thangal
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Abdur Rahman Mulla Koya Bafaqi Thangal
Born (1906-02-19)19 February 1906
Koyilandy, Kerala, India
Died 19 January 1973(1973-01-19) (aged 66)
Makkat al-Mukarramah, Makkah, Saudi Arabia.
Nationality Indian
Other names Qaid al Qawm, Bafaqi Thangal
Occupation Politician, Islamic Scholar, Business

Sayyid Abdur Rahman Mulla Koya Bafaqi Thangal (popularly known as Bafaqi Thangal or Qaid al Qawm, Malayalam: സയ്യിദ് അബ്ദുറഹ്മാന് ബാഫഖി തങ്ങള് ) (19 February 1906 - 19 January 1973 ) was born at Koyilandy (now in Kozhikode District) Puthiya Maliyekkal house as the son of Sayyid Abdul Qadir Mulla Koya Bafaqi Thangal and Fathima Mulla Beevi on 19 February 1906. Abdul Qadir Bafaqi was a trader who exchanged goods between different countries. Abdul Qadir had six sons and three daughters.

Bafaqi Thangal was the one of the founder leaders of Indian Union Muslim League and the Leader of Samastha Kerala Jam'iyyathul Ulama.He was one of the main that worked for indian muslims .

A color picture of Thangal.

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Bafaqi Thangal died on Friday 19 January 1973 in Makkat al-Mukarramah - مكة المكرمة (Makkah in Saudi Arabia), His body was buried at Jannatul Mualla in Makkah. A large crowd gathered in the Harem Shareef of Makkah to mourn his demise.

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