As the largest democracy in the world, India stands prominent on the map of the modern republics. Muslims have played significant roles in the making of the Democratic Republic of India. They ruled over the nation for centuries. Their contribution to the language, heritage, welfare and culture of this country are distinctive. Kerala, Godís own country, with its ever pervading greenery, enchanting lakes and a long coastal line, attracts visitors from all over the world. Islam reached the doorway of Kerala in the very lifetime of Prophet Mohammed (PHUB). Calicut is the largest town in the northern Kerala. In the past, Arab merchants used to embark on the beautiful shores of Calicut to trade with the Malabaries (local people in Calicut and adjacent area).
Markazu Ssaquafathi SSunniyya, located 14 kilometers east of Calicut, is situated in a spectacular setting of scenic beauty. Markaz, the shining star in the Islamic educational firmament, with the short span of time, has brought into reality what the common man had hitherto been thinking impossible.
Markaz had its humble beginning in the year 1978 under the auspices of Sheik Aboobacker Ahmed. Today it has strength of more than 12,000 students. About one million people are enjoining benefits from its various educational, cultural, social, medical and humanitarian activities.
The Markazu Ssaquafthi Ssunniyya is providing marvelous services for the human society in general and Muslim community in particular. It is working hard to promote religious sciences, technology, education and Islamic culture and to protect Islamic belief. In addition to that it works for the religious solidarity and peaceful co-existence among the different religions and cultures while chameleonic policy is raging conflicts and communal disturbances in some parts of the country.
There are 30 various institutions under the patronage of Markaz. They are of different kinds; colleges, schools, technical centers, hospitals, humanitarian aids, social activities etc...