Shaykh Khalil-ur-Rahman Sajjad Nomani is a prominent Indian Islamic scholar, spiritual leader, author, founder of many educational institutions, chief editor of Al-Furqan, a leading Islamic magazine in Urdu, being published regularly since 1933. An alumnus of premier Islamic and modern educational institutes, he is well versed in both classical Islamic learning and modern disciplines. Shaikh Khalil-ur-Rahman is known for his interest in inter-faith dialogue and a special invitee to inter-religious conferences, within and outside the country. He is a visiting faculty of many local and foreign universities.He is actively associated with organizations working for social upliftment & peaceful co-existence. Besides, he has personal contacts with many top ranking civil servants/bureaucrats as well as spiritual & political leaders in India and abroad. He has discussed various critical issues of social & national concern with several Presidents, Prime Ministers, Chief Ministers.