When was Zakir Naik born and when did he die?

When was Zakir Naik born and when did he die?

Naik argues that his comments have been taken out of context multiple times. Zakir Naik was on October 18, 1965, to Abdul Karim Naik and Pochamma Naik in Bombay, India.

What did Zakir Naik do before becoming a public speaker?

Before becoming a public speaker, he trained as a physician. He has published booklet versions of lectures on Islam and comparative religion. Although he has publicly disclaimed sectarianism in Islam. Zakir Naik was born in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

Why was Zakir Naik banned from Indian government?

The Islamic Research Foundation website describes Naik as “the ideologue and driving force behind Peace TV Network”. Naik’s channel is to promote “Truth, Justice, Morality, Harmony and Wisdom for the whole of humankind”, mentions its website. The Indian government banned the Peace TV channel in 2012.

What kind of citizenship does Zakir Naik have?

In 2016, during a press conference Naik claimed himself to be a non-resident Indian (NRI). In 2017, according to the Middle East Monitor, Naik was granted citizenship by Saudi Arabia. On 18 July 2017, India revoked Naik’s passport following a recommendation from the National Investigation Agency (NIA).

How many followers does Dr Zakir Naik have?

The Honorary ‘Doctor of Humane Letters’ (Honoris Causa), by the University of The Gambia. 7. Has more than 22 million followers on his Facebook, being highest amongst any Religious English Speaker in the world. 8. He is founder of Peace TV Network which has four 24 hour satellite channels in English, Urdu, Bangla & Chinese with 200 million viewers.

Why was Zakir Naik barred from holding conferences in India?

According to The New York Times in 2015, quoting an anonymous Indian journalist, the Mumbai police have barred him from holding conferences “because he stirs controversy”, and Indian satellite providers have refused to broadcast his television channel, Peace TV.