Zakir Abdul Karim Naik, is a well known Islamic preacher, who has founded the Organisation named, ‘Islamic Research Foundation (IRF). He has started a TV channel named, Peace TV, which has over 100 million viewers. He gives his preaches in a common language, especially English and not in Hindi or Urdu. He also wears a Tie and a Suit, unlike other Islamic preachers.
In the year 1991, after completing his studies, he began his career as a Physician. Later, he founded the Islamic Organisation, ‘IRF’. He has reported that, he was inspired by Islamic preacher, ‘Ahmed Deedat’, whom he considers as his Idol. He has also started a school named, ‘Islamic International School’, in Mumbai and provides scholarship to poor Muslim youth. His modern views against the religion was not accepted by many people and his lectures have been banned in many countries. In the year 2012, his channel has been banned by Government of India, since his views creates agitation among many people. They have also barred him from conducting conference.
Recently, the National Investigation Agency has registered a case against him, after the information from the Dhaka Attackers, that they have been inspired by his speech. Since he has not appeared in court for his hearing, the Judge V V Patil, has issues Non-Bailable warrant, against Zakir Naik.
Zakir Naik Net Worth: Unknown
Zakir Naik Biography:
- Name: Zakir Naik
- Profession: Preacher
- Date of birth: October 18, 1965
- Age: 51 years
- Father: Abdul Karim Naik
- College: Kishinchand Chellaram College
Topiwala National Medical College & BYL Nair Charitable Hospital
University of Mumbai
- Qualification: Bachelor of Medicines and Surgery (MBBS)
- Marital Status: Married
- Spouse: Farhat Naik
- Children: Rushda Naik, Fariq Zakir Naik
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