Q: Who is Tippu sultaan in Islam? What is his story? Why aalims call him Tippu sultaan (rahimahullah)?
A: He was one of the kings of south India, a just muslim ruler who was made shaheed. We do not have much information about him.
As explained above, he was a just righteous Muslim ruler.
And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.
Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)