Dr Ab Latif Alkindi elected Jamiat Ahle Hadith J&K’s new president

Dr Abdul Latif Alkindi Al-Madni
Dr Abdul Latif Alkindi Al-Madni

SRINAGAR — Dr Abdul Latif Alkindi Al-Madni has been elected as President of the Jamiat Ahle Hadith Jammu and Kashmir for the next three years.

As per the news agency CNS, a person privy to the developments said that the election was conducted through a secret ballot in which a total of 425 Majlis Shura members from Jammu, Kashmir, and Ladakh were eligible to cast their votes.

“After the completion of the voting exercise, more votes were counted in favour of Dr Abdul Latif Alkindi, who emerged victorious and has been elected as Jamiat Ahle Hadith’s next president,” he said.

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The other two candidates who were in the fray were Professor Ghulam Muhammad Bhat Al-Madni and Abdul Latif Bhat Al-Madni.

The election – which was held under the supervision of Mufti Muhammad Yaqoob Baba, Abdul Rehman Bhat, and Shaukat Ahmed Wani – took place on Sunday at Salfia Muslim Institute, Parraypora Srinagar.

Dr Abdul Latif Alkindi is a Saudi-trained preacher and has a PhD in Aqeeda from the Islamic University of Madinah. He originally hails from Banihal and is currently residing in Iqbal Abad Batamaloo, Srinagar.

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Alkindi will steer the Jamiat Ahle Hadith for the next three years. After being elected as the President, people expressed their joy at his elevation to the given position.

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