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Name :Gulammohammed Bora
Period :1945 - 2005
Biographical detail : He touched the lives of all who met him.

Hafiz Bora remained loyal to two passions in his life – his love for travelling and teaching. This took him to Zambia, Lusaka and then to Sheffield in the UK. In his love of da’wah he went to Malta, Turkey, Delhi, Palestine, Zanzibar, Pakistan, France, America, Canada and Belgium.

In Britain he was engaged with the wider institutions of government including the Commission for Racial Equality, the Citizens Advice Bureau and other bodies being Imam of the Jamiah Mosque in Sheffield.

He became a US Army Chaplain in early 1990s and led prayers at Fort Bliss, El Paso, Texas. In 2000 he became among the first Muslim to be appointed as a Chaplain to Leicester General Hospital in the UK.

Hafiz Bora was a man who lived and understood diversity and adhered to protocol in matters of religion but at the same time had a great sense of his own and other’s autonomy. He was steeped in culture and loved the arts and poetry.

Hafiz Gulammohammed Bora, an outstanding and innovative person, was born in a noble family in Bombay, India.
 (Compiler : M. Nauman Khan)


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