|Biographical detail : ||Muslim activist.
Dr. Kalim Siddiqui was a Muslim leader in Britain who passionately argued the causes of Muslims living in Britain and abroad. He founded Muslim Institute in 1973 in London and he was also the main founder of the ‘Muslim Parliament of Great Britain’ in the early 1990s.
Kalim Siddiqui who did his PhD. in 1972 worked as a sub-editor of London’s The Guardian, newspaper in his earlier days. He wrote several books.
Some of Dr Siddiqui’s intellectual work is now being continued by the Institute of Contemporary Islamic Thought (ICIT), established by many of his closest colleagues.
Kalim Siddiqui was born in Sultanpur (UP) India, he migrated to Pakistan in 1948 and from there he went to Britain in 1954. He died of heart attack on his tour in South Africa.