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Syed Sadatullah Husaini elected President of Jamaat-e-Islami Hind

New Delhi: Syed Sadatullah Hussaini has been elected new Ameer (National President) of Jamaat-e-Islami Hind (JIH).

Jamaat’s 157 members Markazi Majlis-e Numanidgan (Council of Representatives) after two days of deliberations zeroed in on his presidency.

Husaini has been elected for a 4 year term from April 2019 till March 2023 and preceded Maulana Jalauddin Umri who headed the organisation successfully for several years.

Born in Nanded Maharashtra, he holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering. He is on the boards of many social and academic organizations in Hyderabad, Bangalore, Delhi and Aligarh.

Born in 1973, he is the youngest ever Ameer of Jamaat-e-Islami Hind.


Hussaini headed Jamaat’s student organization the Students Islamic Organisation (SIO) as national president for two consecutive terms. He will continue to head the Study and Research Department of JIH as its Director.

He has authored 12 Books and has written more than 200 articles in Urdu and English.