Hazrat Ra’isu ’l-Muballighin, Ãyatullãh al-‘Allãmah al-Muhaqqiq al-Hãj Sayyid Saeed Akhtar Rizvi, son of the late Ustãdu ’l-‘Ulamã’ Maulãna Hakim al-Haj Sayyid AbulHasan, was born on 1st Rajab 1345 AH (5th January 1927 CE) in ‘Ushri Khurd, in the district of Siwan, Bihar, India.

He was the fifth in the consequent generations of ‘ulamã’ of his family: besides his father, there were four other ‘ulamã’ among his immediate ancestors, the most famous among them was Ãyatullãh Sayyid Muhammad Mahdi (d. 1929), author of the famous renown book Lawã’iju ’l-Ahzãn (in two volumes) which is still in print in India and Pakistan.

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