Sultaan Tippu

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by

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.


Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from, where the questions have been answered by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.

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