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Baroda Jamat-e-Saifi

1915  His Holiness Dr Syedna Mohammed Burhanuddin (TUS) was born in Surat, India on March 6, 1915. His father, Syedna Taher Saifuddin, had predicted that his son would bring honour to Fatemi Dawat (mission of the imam that Dai al- Mutlaq administers). 

1933 At the age of nineteen, he was designated successor to the office of al-Dai al-Mutlaq by his father, the 51st Dai al-Mutlaq. 

1935 Syedna memorized the entire Quran at the age of 21. 

1942 Syedna was conferred the titles of ‘al- Alim  ur-Rasikh’ and ‘Umdatul-Ulama el-Muwahedeen’ by his father. 

1961  Syedna travelled to Yemen which was seat of  Fatemi Dawat for four centuries and home to  thousands of Dawoodi Bohras. 

1965  After the death Syedna Taher Saifuddin, Syedna Mohammed Burhanuddin (TUS) became the 52nd Dai. 

1966 Syedna was conferred the degree of ‘Doctor of Islamic Studies’ by Cairo-based Al-Zahra University. In the same year, he was conferred an honorary degree, ‘Doctor of Theology’ by Aligarh Muslim University, India, in recognition of his broad and liberal humanism. 

1969  Syedna undertook an extensive tour of South  Africa where once Fatemi imams ruled between the 10 -12 centuries. 

1970  Syedna established the first college, Burhani College of Commerce and Arts, in Mumbai. At present, there are over 400 primary and higher level educational institutes across the world under the administration of Syedna.

1975  Raudat Tahera, the mausoleum of Syedna Taher Saifuddin, was built by Syedna as a mark of eternal love and gratitude to his father. The then President of India Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed inaugurated it. 

1978 Syedna was awarded the title of ‘Vishah un-Neel’ (Order of the Nile ), by theEgyptian government. 

1979 Syedna convened al-Multaqa al-Fatemi al-Ilmi, a landmark event in the annals of Dawat. 

1980  Syedna restored Al-Jame al-Anwar in Egypt, the fourth largest Masjid in the world built by Imam Hakim (AS) in 981 A.D. He also established the Burhani Qardan Hasana Trust (interest-free loan) scheme as per Quranic principles. 

1982  In appreciation of his noble services to the cause of humanity, His Royal Highness, the late King Hussein of Jordan honoured Syedna with the highest civilian award of ‘Order of the Star of Jordan ’(First Rank). 

1983 Syedna inaugurated the new campus of Al-Jamea tus-Saifiyah in Karachi,Pakistan. 

1988  The Governor of Punjab (Pakistan) presented Syedna with the honour ‘The Golden Key  of Lahore’. 

1991  Burhani Foundation (India) was established  in commemoration of the 80th birthday of  Syedna. 

1992  The Mayor of Chittagong (Bangladesh), acknowledging his services, presented Syedna with ‘The Golden Key of the City’. 

1996  A number of cities in the US and Canada like San Jose, Houston, Dallas, Irving and Richmond Hill, proclaimed Syedna as Honorary Citizen. 

1998  He inaugurated a new complex - Mahad al-Zahra, a state-of-the-art institute for the memorization of Quran at Al-Jamea tus-Saifiyah, the 200-year-old Arabic academy in Surat. 

1999 Syedna became Chancellor of Alighar Muslim University . 

2001 Syedna was honoured with a Reception at the  House of Lords in London, on the occasion of his 90th birthday. 

2003  He established Burhani Medical Idarah, which  organizes health awareness programmes world over. 

2004 The University of Karachi, Pakistan, conferred a Degree of ‘Doctor of Letters’ on Syedna. 

2005  Syedna reconstructed the 259-bed, multispecialty Saifee Hospital in Mumbai, which was inaugurated by Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh.

2007  The Mayor of Houston, USA presented him a Proclamation declaring Monday, May 7, 2007, as ‘His Holiness Dr Syedna Mohammed Burhanuddin Day’. 

2008 British Prime Minister Gordon Brown warmly received Syedna at 10, Downing Street. 

2009  He envisioned the redevelopment of thickly populated Bhendi Bazaar area. It will help 
uplift over 4,000 families. Saifee Burhani Upliftment Trust (SBUT) intends to turn this vision into reality. In the same year, Syedna restored, reconstructed and inaugurated the spectacular Al-Masjid al-Moazzam bil-Kufa in Iraq. It is here that Maula Ali bin Abi Talib (SA) was martyred. 

Our Activities

The activities of our center are:

Mushawarat delegation meets HRD Minister
A high-level delegation of the All India Muslim Majlise Mushawarat met Union Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal to express their concerns over implementation of OBC quota in Jamia Millia ...
Journalists Iftar & Dinner at Markaz
New Delhi: An Iftar party of journalists and media persons was organised by Jamaat-e-Islami Hind, Media Dept on 14 September, in which around 150 journalists shared Iftar and dinner with Markazi ...
Jamaat organizes Symposium on Female Foeticide
“The act of female-foeticide is inhuman, immoral and shameless. The situation has become grave concern not only in India but in neighbouring countries like China and other countries too. It is ...
Symposium on the responsibilities of the Media
Patna: These days our country is facing tremendous problems we love this country, so we are worried about its state and situation. Janab Eijaz Aslam, secretary Jamaat-e-islami hind opined, ...
Media Workshop at Markaz
New Delhi: A two-day in house national workshop from 03-04 December 2008 was organised by the Media Department of Jamaat-e-Islami Hind to train its cadre that is working in state media departments ...
Jamaat Iftar to Muslim Media Persons and Journalists
Politicization of terrorism not in national interest: Ameer-e-Jamaat New Delhi: "Involvement of politics is clear in all these cases (terrorist bombings). Some parties are using it for their ...
Jamaat to hold Muslim bodies meet on govt & media's anti-Muslim campaign
New Delhi: Taking the post-bombing scenario seriously when Muslims are being picked up indiscriminately, Jamaat-e-Islami Hind (JIH) is going to call an urgent meeting of Muslim organizations. Talking ...
Islamic Banking system introduced to FICCI
New Delhi: "If Islamic Banking is adopted in India, it will be beneficial to all segments of the society and a boon to the marginalized and minority community," said H. Abdur Raqeeb, ...




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