Sayed Safi Haidar
Maulana Syed Safi Haidar is a Shia muslim cleric from India. He is the secretary of Tanzeemul Makatib, an organization with educational units across India. He was born in Jargaon, Barabanki district. He has given religious sermons and lectures in Majlises gathering to commomerate the Battle of Karbala. In 1996 he addressed a Majlis in Karari, Allahabad on occasion of the Chehlum of Sayed Ghulam Hasnain Rizvi. He has praised the activities of the World Federation of Khoja Shia Ithna-Asheri Muslim Communities in the following words: He assisted in the opening of a new polyclinic in Lucknow, India where there was a need for all medical services under a single roof. On 14 June 2009 the polyclinic opened with the name of Zainabiya Health Center to provide better health services to the local community. In February 2005 he was detained at a US airport and was questioned for several hours. Later he was deported.