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Ajmal Masroor

Ajmal Masroor is the Director of Communities in Action. He provides consultancy and support to media and various government agencies on Muslim issues. He is a broadcaster and regular contributor on national radio and TV programmes, and presents his own programme on the Islam Channel and Channel S.

Masroor is a local imam, who leads Friday prayers weekly at four different mosques in London: Goodge Street mosque, Palmers Green mosque, West Ealing mosque and Wightman Road mosque in Haringey. Masroor is currently a Member of the Muslim Council of Britain, and a Spokesperson for the Islamic Society of Britain (and a member of its national consultative body). He is the chairman and director of Communities in Action.


Masroor is a well known television presenter
on various TV channels in the UK. He
currently presents his own programmes on
 Islam Channel and on Channel S, where he
presents an English programme called 
Let's Talk
 

He stood in the 2010 General Election, for the Bethnal Green and Bow constituency in east London, representing the Liberal Democrats, and came second place to Rushanara Ali. 

 

He is also part of the panel in a programme aired by Channel 4, called Shariah TV. On Channel 4, he also presented a programme called Make Me a Muslim - where six non-Muslims and one lapsed Muslim follow Islamic teachings for three weeks. In 10 May 2009, Masroor presented a programme called "Celebrity Lives - Sharia Style" which aired on BBC One. He has also appeared on major news channels such as the BBC, CNN and many other channels as a commentator on social, political and religious issues. He has also recently appeared on the BBC show 'The big Question' a debate show on general questions.

He is married with two children and lives in Haringey, London.