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Syed Mohammad Sharfuddin Quadri

(1901 – 2015) – (Bihar)

Syed Mohammad Sharfuddin Quadri (Aged 114) was born on December 25, 1901, in Nawada, Bihar, India. He was an Indian independence activist, a Gandhian, and a physician of the Unani system of medicine. He accompanied Gandhiji on the Salt March of 1930 and was a prison mate of the Indian leader when they were incarcerated by the British regime at Cuttack jail.

Syed Mohammad Sharfuddin Quadri opposed the two-nation theory, which advocated for the division of colonial India. He was the founder of a medical magazine called Hikmat-e-Bangala and was among the group of people who founded the Calcutta Unani Medical College and Hospital. He passed away on December 30, 2015, in Kolkata, West Bengal, India.