A life in the Islamic movement: Dr Kalim Siddiqui 1931-1996

This biography of Dr Kalim Siddiqui is divided into five sections. It is based on the commemorative booklet published by the Muslim Institute and the Muslim Parliament of Great Britain on the occasion of their ‘Kalim Siddiqui Memorial Conference’ in London in November 1996. It has been edited and updated by Iqbal Siddiqui, who also wrote the original booklet.


Prologue: Dr Kalim Siddiqui before the establishment of the Muslim Institute

The Muslim Institute: setting out to change the world

    • The establishment and early years of the Muslim Institute
    • The impact of the Islamic Revolution in Iran

The Muslim Institute’s work for the global Islamic movement

    • The Crescent International
    • Muslim Institute conferences and seminars
    • The Muslim Institute’s overseas activities

Establishing the Muslim Parliament

    • The Rushdie affair and the Muslim Manifesto
    • The Muslim Parliament of Great Britain

Dr Kalim Siddiqui’s intellectual contribution and legacy

    • Dr Kalim’s writings and ideas
    • The way forward: Dr Kalim’s legacy