Samastha Kerala Jamiyyathul Ulama

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Samastha Kerala Jamiyyathul Ulama
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Founder(s)Varakkal Mullakoya Thangal (1926-1933)
HeadquartersIndia Chelarari MalappuramKeralaIndia
Key people Source:[1]
Area servedIndiaIndiaSaudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia
Samastha Kerala Jam'iyyathul Ulama (S. K. J. U.) is the religious organisation of a Sunni faction Muslim scholars and clerics of the Indian state of Kerala. It is largest Muslim (Mappila) faction in Kerala in terms of number of followers and was named after the cleric E.K. Aboobacker Musliar, the former leader of the Samastha Kerala Jamiyyathul Ulama. Samastha Kerala Jam'iyyathul Ulama's supreme body and the working committee is called the Mushawara.[2] C Koya Kutty Musliyar and Cherussery Zainuddeen Musliyar are the current President and General Secretary of Samastha Kerala Jamiyyathul Ulama respectively.
The original Samastha Kerala Jamiyyathul Ulama was formed in 1926 at Kozhikkode, under Sayd Ba'alavi Varakkal Mullakkoya Thangal, to resist the emerging Salafi organizations. In 1989, an internal conflict divided the organisation into two, as scholars under Kanthapuram A. P. Aboobacker Musalyar came out to form the Samastha Kerala Jamiyyathul Ulama (Kanthapuram).




Samastha Formed on June 26, 1926 but it was officially registered on November 14, 1934, as the government approved its bylaw, which was agreed upon after deep and wide scholarly discussions held in various Mushawara meets and in consultation with law experts. It promulgated the propagation of true Islam, impart of religious education and activities against superstitions and un-Islamic traditions as its primary and supreme objectives. Its bylaw also included encouragement for secular education compatible with religious beliefs, and calls for religious tolerance, interfaith friendship, peaceful existence and national progress.[3] The registration Number is S1.1934/35 at office of the Kozhikkode district registrar.[4]

[edit]Educational activities

Samastha Kerala Jam'iyyathul Ulama owns one of the prime higher learning centers of Islamic theology in Kerala. Darul Huda Islamic University at Chemmad[5]and Jami'a Nooriyya Arabic College at Pattikkad, both in Malappuram district, are amongst them. Co-Ordination of Islamic Colleges (C. I. C.)[6] is the coordination of more than thirty Islamic Colleges which works under Samastha Kerala Jam'iyyathul Ulama. Most of these institutions educate the students in religious and material fields of education while a few concentrates only in religious subjects. Some of them are;
Darul Huda Islamic UniversityChemmadDarul Huda Islamic University (DHIU) is an Islamic affiliating university on the banks of the Kadalundi River, at Hidaya Nagar, Chemmad, Tirurangadi taluk in Malappuram, Kerala, India spreading over 11 acres (45,000 m2) of land. The foundation stone was laid on 25 December 1983, and the university started operations on 26 June 1986. The university is a member of Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World as well as it is the member of League of Islamic Universities.
Malik Deenar Islamic AcademyThalangara,Kasaragod,Kerala,Run by MALIK DEENAR GREAT JUMA MASJID COMMITTEE, named after Malik Deenar رضي الله عنه, the great disciple of prophet Muhammed (صلّى الله عليه وسلّم). It locates nearby Malik Deenar Mosque.
SABEELUL HIDAYA ISLAMIC COLLEGEVadhee Hidaya, Vattaparamba, Parappur,Malappuram,KeralaIndiaRun by: CH Kunheen Musliyar Trust
ISLAHUL ULOOM ARABIC COLLEGETanur,Malappuram,KeralaIndiaRun by: Samastha Kerala Jamiyyathul Ulama
MIC DARUL IRSHAD ACADEMYMahinabad & Udmawest, HQ: Chattanchal, Thekkil Run by : SKSSF Kasaragod
BUSTHANUL ULOOM ARABIC COLLEGEManiyoor, Paral, Chaekkikulam,KeralaRun by: Maniyoor Muslim Jamaath
Jamia Nooriyya Arabic CollegePattikkad
Darussalam Arabic CollegeNandi
Rahmaniya Arabic CollegeKatameri
Anvariyya Arabic CollegePottachira
Malabar Islamic Complex Chattanchal, KasaragodKasaragod
Markasutharbiyathul Islmiyya Valanchery, MalappuramMalappuram
M. E. A Engineering College Perinthalmanna,Malappuram
Darunnajaath Islamic Center Karuvarakkund,Malappuram

[edit]Presidents of Samastha Kerala Jamiyyathul Ulama

From the split of Sunnis of Kerala in 1989
1Varakkal Mullakoya Thangal1926-1933
2Pangil Ahammed Kutty Musliyar1933-1945
3Abdul Bari Musliyar1945-1965
4KK Sadakkathulla Musliyar1965-1967
5Kanniyath Ahmed Musliyar1967–1993
6K.K.Abubacker Hazrath1993–1995
7Sayyid Abdurrehman Imbichikoya thangal-al-azhari1995–2004
8Kalambadi Muhammad Musliyar (2004–2/10/2012)2004–2012
9C Koya Kutty Musliyar[7]2012-Present

[edit]General Secretaries

1PV Muhammed Musliyar1926-1951
2Pravanna Mohiyadheen Kutty Musliyar1951-1957
3Shamsul Ulama E. K. Aboobacker Musliar1957-1996
4Cherussery Zainuddeen Musliyar1996 - present

[edit]Other scholars

  1. Sayyed Abdur Rahman Bafaqi Thangal
  2. Sayyed P. M. S. A. Pookkoya Thangal
  3. K.T.Manu Musliar[8]
  4. Cherussery Zainuddeen Musliyar
  5. Bahauddeen Muhammed Nadwi
  6. Quazi C.M.Abdullah Moulavi Chembarika
  7. Chappanangadi Bapu Musliyar
  8. Kottumala Aboobacker Musliyar
  9. Natika V Moosa Musliyar
  10. CH Hydrose Musliyar

[edit]Sub Organizations

Samastha Kerala Jam'iyyathul Ulama (S. K. J. U.) have separate feeder organizations for each layer of the society.
They are:
  1. Sunni Yuvajana Sangam(SYS - for the youth),
  2. Samastha Kerala Sunni Students Federation (SKSSF - for higher students)
  3. Samastha Kerala Sunni Bala Veedi(SKSBV - for children)
  4. Samastha Kerala Jam'iyyathul Muallimeen (SKJM - for religious school teachers)
  5. Samastha Kerala Islamic Education Board (Coordination of more than 10,000 Madrassa's)[9][10]
Samastha Kerala Islamic Education Board (known as Samastha Kerala Islam Matha Vidhyabhyasa Board) runs a primary religious education programme that has more than ten thousand Madrasas under it. Understanding the requirement of a sub organization exclusively to focus on imparting primary islamic education, Samastha Kerala Jam'iyyathul Ulama (S. K. J. U.)formed Samastha Kerala Islam Matha Vidhyabhyasa Board (SKIMVB). The board carried out its main objective of setting op madrassas across the state from its very initial stage and the educational system was made systematic through the preparation of syllabus for students until 12th grade and students found time to attend madrassas along with their regular schooling. It was in 1952 the board called applications for madrassa recognition and recognized 10 madrassas that year. [11]

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