Abdullah Hashim Gangji
Born in 1906 Zanzibar
Abdullah did his early schooling in Zanzibar and subsequently went into business and was an prominent clove merchant.
He pioneered the jute interest of the community in Bangladesh.
He was appointed as a member of Zanzibar Legislative Council, Indian National Association, Muslim Association and Milad-e-Nabi Association. He was also the Director of the Jubilee Insurance Co. (1940-1947) and the Diamond Jubilee Trust Ltd. (1946-1950).