Dr. Ali Mohammad Rajput

Dr. Ali Mohammad Rajput

Dr Ali Mohammad Rajput was born on the 21st of March, 1924, in the small village Kalianwala near Lahore, in what is today Pakistan. He became a full professor of statistics in the U.K. after having completed his his PhD in 1957. He retired from his university teaching career in Birmingham in 1983, acquiring a Masters degree in Islamics in 1985. He maintains a home in England, but spends his summers in Khorog, where he plans to be buried. His father was converted to Ismaili Shia Islam from Hinduism (along with 30,000 – 40,000 other Punjabis) by the Ismailis\’ 48th Imam, Sir Sultan Muhammed Shah, also known as Aga Khan III. Photo taken on August 02, 2012.

via Damon Lynch at Flickr.

Author: ismailimail

Independent, civil society media featuring Ismaili Muslim community, inter and intra faith endeavors, achievements and humanitarian works.

One thought

  1. Dr A M Rajput is a great scholar. I met him in Birmingham in the years 1969-71 when he was a professor and I was a student.

    I hope one day in the not too distant future our paths cross once again.

    For me, it would be a dream come true to see him again.

    With respects and best wishes for a great man

    Mehdi Shallwani – Montreal, Canada


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