Ibrahim Saeed

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Birthday
20, 1945
Birthplace
India
Death Date
May 27, 2007 (62)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
20, 1945
Birthplace
India
Death Date
May 27, 2007 (62)

About

Known as a journalist and editor for such prominent Indian Kannada publications as Sanmarga and Prajavani, he also had a career as a politician, serving as President of India's western state of Jamat-e-Isalmi Hind.

Before Fame

Before founding the Sanmarga weekly publication in the late 1970s, he was an employee at an Indian national bank.

Trivia

He wrote about and spoke publicly on the cause of Da‘wah (Islamic missionary work).

Family Life

When he died at the age of sixty-two, following a brief hospitalization, he was survived by eight children. He lived the majority of his life in Mangalore, India.

Associated With

Like Pakistani politician Muhammad Tahir-ul-qadri, he advocated peaceful dialogue between members of the world's major religions. To this end, Saeed founded an organization called The Association for Communal Harmony and Moral Uplift. (Tahir-ul-qadri was responsible for starting a similar organization, Minhaj-ul-Quran International).