Sheikh Aboobackar Ahmad
Source of Influence: Administration of Religious Affairs
Status: Featured in current year
Sheikh Aboobackar Ahmad is the General Secretary of the All India Muslim Scholars Association and founder and Vice Chancellor of Jamia Markus Ssaquafathi Ssunniyya (Sunni Cultural Centre), Karanthur, Kozhikode, Kerala. He is also chief patron of the Sunni Youth Society and General Secretary, Jamiat Ulema (Kerala). He was awarded with the Shaik Muhiyudheen Abdul Khadar Jeelani Award in 2009. Aboobackar is known in India and in Arab countries by the title of “Abul Aytam”, meaning “The Father of Orphans”, for the services he has rendered to the orphans and destitute.