K. Alikutty Musliyar has been named as the Khasi of Kasaragod. Prof. Alikutty’s name was announced at a meeting of the Executive Committee of the Samyuktha Jamaat held at the Malik Dinar Juma Masjid here on Sunday. Prof. Alikutty was the Principal of the Jaamia Nooriya Arab College and Secretary of the Samastha Kerala Jamiyath Ulema, Personal Law Board member and State secretary of the Sunni Yuvajana Sangham. He had authored several books and written articles in various religious publications.

Prof. Alikutty would assume office after Bakrid.