Muzammil Siddiqi

Dr. Muzammil H. Siddiqi (b. 1943, India) is the President of the Fiqh Council of North America. He received his early education at Aligarh Muslim University and Darul Uloom Nadwatul Ulama in Lucknow, India. He then graduated from the Islamic University of Medina, Saudi Arabia in 1965 with a higher degree in Arabic and Islamic Studies. He went on to earn an M.A. in Theology from Birmingham University, England and a Ph.D. in Comparative Religions from Harvard University, in Cambridge Massachusetts, USA. Dr. Siddiqi worked with many Islamic organizations in Switzerland, England and United States. He was the Chairman of Religious Affairs Committee of the Muslim Students Association in US and Canada; Chairman of the Department of Religious Affairs at the Muslim World League Office to the United Nations and US from 1976 to 1980; Director of the Islamic Center of Washington, D.C.; and the former President of the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA) headquartered in Indiana. He then went on to serve as the Director of the Islamic Society of Orange County in Garden Grove, California. He is a member of the Fiqh Council of North America.