Mohammad Meru

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Mohammad Meru
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Datoo Meru 18681939

Born in Gwadar

"A Khoja Jamat had existed in Zanzibar since at least 1820. During the same period the community inherited a burial ground (the one at Minazimoja just behind Ras Shangani) from a Surti Khoja, Mohammad Meru, who "made the plot a 'Wakf' for burial purposes of all members of the Khoja community." 23 (C. 0. 533/6, Cave to Salisbury, October 5, 1899, P.R.O.)'Italic text

Some Notes on Religious Dissent in Nineteenth-Century East Africa Author(s): Hatim M. Amiji Source: African Historical Studies , 1971, Vol. 4, No. 3 (1971), pp. 603-616 Published by: Boston University African Studies Center (Page 6).