Haji Rooknudeen Sahib
Since the late 1920s Muslims in Trinidad and Tobago have developed polemics around particular issues of understanding of the practiced faith. Here is an example from 1950 in which Haji Ruknudeen Sahib, the Shaykh ul Islam of Trinidad and Tobago at the time rebutting the very public (published in a national newspaper) disagreement between Mufti Ameer Ali (leader of Ahmadi sect). The issue at hand is the required number of prayer rotations of the Ramadan night prayer (taraweeh). Copy courtesy Maulana Kavir Mohammed.