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Kanthapuram Grand Mufti of Sunnis in India

Kanthapuram A.P. Aboobacker Musliyar.   | Photo Credit: SP

Kanthapuram A.P. Aboobacker Musliyar has been made Grand Mufti, the top authority to give non-binding advice and opinion on Islamic jurisprudence and religious practices of the Sunni sects in India.

Kanthapuram Musliyar, who has been the general secretary of the All-India Muslim Scholars Association for over a quarter century, was selected as Grand Mufti at the Gareeb Navaz peace conference held at Ram Leela Maidan in New Delhi on Monday. The conference was attended by over 1,000 representatives of Sunni associations from 23 States.

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