15 Dec 1916 (19th Safar 1335 AH)- 21 Dec 2002 (16 Shawwal 1423 AH),
born in Bangalore; lived in: Mysore 1921-23, Telichery 1923-35, Mangalore 1936-37, Bangalore 1937-1942, Mysore 1942-1964, Gulbarga 1964-66, Mysore 1966-1998, Bangalore 1998?-1999?, Mysore 1999?-2002
burried in Mysore, India.
Family name: Sait (A Cutchi Memon Family, sur-name: Akbani.).
S/o Ismail Saleh Muhammed and Ruqia Bai;
Wife: Rukia Bai (d/o Ayub Karimunna Jamal), married 1946;
Children: Arifa (late), Sadiq (alias Ismail)(late), Aisha, Sayeeda, Taher, Ameen, Jawad, and Junaid.
M.A Arabic, Madras University, 1941;
B.A., Mangalore, 1939;
FA, Brenin College, Telicherry, Kerala.
Teaching Arabic at:
Department of Middle East Studies, Mysore University, 1985-96;
Government Arts & Science College, Gulbarga, 1964-66;
Maharanis College, Mysore, 1949-1985.
Member of the Board of Examiners:
Mysore University, Bangalore University, Madras University, Gulbarga University, Calcutta University, Calicut University, etc.
Business (cloth store);
Specilist: Orientalism, Occidentalism, Theology, Philosophy, Sufism, and expertise in Urdu, English, Persian, Arabic language and literature.
Articles, reports, translated works, etc. Listed among the prominent literary leaders of Mysore and Karnataka.
Served various social organizations:
Past-President, Cutchi Memon Mosque, Mysore; Founder-Member, Cutchi Memon Jamath, Mysore; Active-member, Anjuman Ittehadul Muslimeen, Mysore; etc.
A fitting eulogy, in Urdu, by Janab Razaq Afsar, Mysore
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