The Declaratory Suit pending in the Bombay High Court was highlighted among the “10 Sensational Cases to Watch Out for in 2017” by Midday Newspaper in Mumbai on the 1st of January 2017.

Syedna Succession Row - The battle for Bohra community leader Syedna is likely to continue in the Bombay High Court before justice KR Shriram. After the death of the 52nd Syedna Mohammed Burhanuddin, his half brother [Syedna] Khuzaima Qutbuddin and son [..] Mufaddal Saifuddin (in pic) were in a legal battle over the title, but Qutbuddin died this year.

Qutbuddin had claimed that he was the 53rd Syedna Dai-al-Mutlaq (community leader), as his brother had in public declared him mazoon (second in command). Now, Qutbuddin’s son Shehzada Taher has challenged the matter in the high court.

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