Iftikhar Islam, a student of Islam, Comparative Religions, Business Management, Media and Law. Born in April 1988, he was brought up at home in a religious atmosphere. Being interested in Islamic studies since childhood, he worked within his circle from an early age. At the age of 17, influenced by Dr. Zakir Naik, he expanded his religious study to comparative analysis of different faiths and started working for the betterment of the society. After completing his degree in Commerce from Gogte College of Commerce in the year 2009, he moved forward towards further studies and completed Post-Graduation Studies in Business Management from ISBE (IIPM School of Business & Economy) – Hyderabad.

He came back to his beloved city and founded GPRF - a non profit organization - and works hard to accomplish his dream of serving the society. At the age of 23, he stands firm as the Founder and Secretary of the Global Peace and Research Foundation (GPRF), Belgaum, that works under his sole leadership - by Allah’s grace. He is also the founder of websites called Passionate Writers (Education & Career Guidance), Islamic Reasoning (Islamic Reflections), The Truth Arrived Network (News & Views) - all these websites work independently in association with The Muslim Writers.

His zeal to become an educationist, subsequently, gave birth to Excellence Foundation with an aim to cater the education field and excel in education beyond literacy - with right approach to knowledge and wisdom. He stands firm as Founder-Chairman of the same.

After Post Graduation studies, he has pursued Bachelors in Law (LL.B) from Karnataka State Law University (KSLU) and presents legal solutions to the under-privileged. He is passionate about education and strives to gain knowledge of diverse fields.

He is an aspiring public speaker and a passionate writer who loves to write on issues related to Education, Legal, Management, and Current Affairs.

“Say: I seek refuge with the Lord of the Dawn. From the mischief of created things; From the mischief of Darkness as it overspreads; From the mischief of those who practice secret arts; And from the mischief of the envious one as he practices envy.” [Al Quran (Chapter: 113)]

Do Remember in your supplications…