This biographical account was by Shaikh Dawood Moulvi was a devout follower of Syedna Taher Saifuddin RA who built his career in the service of the Nizam of Hyderabad. After his retirement he devoted himself entirely to the educational upliftment of the community. Published in 1940, on the occasion of Syedna Taher Saifuddin’s Silver Jubilee as Dai al-Mutlaq, the short biography written by Shaikh Dawood begins with this introduction:

It is not given to many outside the Muslim world intimately to know the noted celebrity in the person of His Holiness Sardar Saiyedna Taher Saifuddin Saheb, the Dai-l-Mutlaq, or the Mullaji Saheb as he is familiarly known, of the Dawoodi Bohra community. While it is impossible to do full justice, in a short biography like this, to the rich and useful life of His Holiness, it is hoped that the details given in the following pages will convey a pen-picture of His Holiness sufficient for the reader to appreciate the greatness of his divine personality.

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