Abdul Wahhab, public servant, social worker, scholar and author was born in Comilla, Bangladesh. He did his Matriculation in 1924 from Kolkata University, and was the best among the Muslim students. In 1930 he did his Masters in Economics from Dhaka with high honours, being the best among Muslims. Having spent many years in the cadre of Bengal Civil Service, he retired in 1966 as a Deputy Commissioner of Excise. But his search for truth kept him busy until he passed away in
As a dedicated social worker in Dhaka as well as his ancestral village, he established many schools, masjids, and orphanages. He was a founder member of the Aminbagh Jame Masjid of Chamelibag, Dhaka.
Author of eight other books, his
Muhammad Alamgir was born in Kolkata. He retired in 1996 as an IT professional, and has since translated Muhammad in the Hindu Scriptures from Bangla to English, Kitab al-Hikam from English to Bangla, Muhammad, Seal of the Prophets from Bangla to English, Minhajul Qur’an from Urdu to English, and Globalization of Fundamentalism from Bangla to English. In his student life, Muhammad Alamgir was trained in theology, comparative religion and spiritual discipline by Shaykh Fadlur Rahman Ansari (r) of Karachi, Pakistan, under whose guidance he studied Philosophy and Social Sciences at the Karachi University.