മലയാളി സമൂഹത്തോട് തികഞ്ഞ ബന്ധം കാത്തുസൂക്ഷിക്കുന്ന വ്യക്തി കൂടിയാണ് ഇർഫാൻ പത്താൻ.
Irfan Pathan, the renowned Indian cricketer was presented with Slogans of the Sage, Jaihoon’s translated compilation of aphorisms by Sayyid Shihab Thangal.
A renowned specialist in the history of the Malabar, Kurup is known for his outspoken praise of Sheikh Zainuddin Makhdoum, Kerala’s medival Muslim scholar.
Other dignitaries present at the 3rd Graduation ceremony included Dr. E Balagurusamy, Dr. K K N Kurup & Dr. Saji Gopinath. (May 4 2019)
Malayalam translation of Jaihoon’s travel article, Of Bukhara’s Brides & Babar’s Belligerence, published in a Malayalam magazine which is widely circulated in the Gulf countries.