Sayyid Muhammad Jifri Muthukkoya Thangal

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Sayyid Muhammad Jifri Muthukoya Thangal
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Sayyid Muhammad Jifri Muthukoya Thangal Addresses a public event at Indian Islamic Centre, Abu Dhabi on 21 Nov. 2014.
President,
Samastha Kerala Jamiyyathul Ulama
Assumed office
22 January 2017
Preceded byA.P Muhammad Musliyar Kumaramputhur
Chairman, Suprabhaatham Daily
Assumed office
4 March 2017
Preceded byKottumala Bappu Musliyar
Personal details
BornMarch 1957
Cherumukk, Tirurangadi, Malappuram
NationalityIndian
Spouse(s)Fathimat Muthu Beevi
EducationPost-graduation in Arabic & Islamic Sharia
Alma materJamia Nooriyyah Arabiyyah, Kerala,
Darul Uloom Nadwatul Ulama, Lucknow, UP
OccupationQazi, Islamic Scholar

Sayyid Muhammad Jifri Muthukkoya Thangal is the President of Samastha Kerala Jamiyyathul Ulama, the largest Muslim organisation[1] in Kerala, India. He was selected as the President in January, 2017, following the death of Kumaramputhur AP Muhammed Musliyar in 2016.[2][3][4]

Early life[edit]

Sayyid Muhammad Jifri Muthukkoya Thangal was born in Kolappuram village of Malappuram district in Kerala state in March 1957 to parents who are Hussain Jifri Pookunji Thangal (Father) and Fathima Cheriya Beevi Jamalullaili (Mother). He is a direct descendant of the Islamic prophet, Muhammad, through his grandson Hussein. He married to Fathmat Muthu Beevi.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/kerala/cherusseri-zainuddin-musliar-passes-away/article8255515.ece
  2. ^ "Samastha President AP Muhammed Musaliyar passes away".
  3. ^ "News Malayala Manorama-Jifri Thangal new president for Samastha". ManoramaOnline. Retrieved 14 March 2017.
  4. ^ "News Kerala Kaumudi-Sayyid Muhammad Jifri Muthukoya Thangal Samastha President". Keralakaumudi Daily. Retrieved 14 March 2017.
  5. ^ "Islamonweb.net-Brief history about Jifri Thangal". www.islamonweb.net. Retrieved 14 March 2017.