Ismailis in India and elsewhere to celebrate 60 years of the Aga Khan’s leadership in July

Source: Times of India, Mumbai. By Mohammed Wajihuddin

Processions And Charity Drives Planned

Prince Karim the Aga Khan IV inherited many important things from his grandfather, Sir Sultan Muhammad Shah the Aga Khan III, including longevity and the title of Imam or the spiritual head of the 15 million strong worldwide community of Shia Imami Ismaili Muslims.

Aga Khan III completed the Platinum Jubilee of his Imamat (leadership) in 1954, three years before his death in 1957 and on July 11the same year, fulfilling a will of the departed Imam, Prince Karim became the 49th Imam and the Aga Khan IV of the community .

Read more – Dated: July 02 2017. Also at Press Reader

 

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