Shia Islam in Singapore

Shia Muslims are a minority in Singapore. Twelver Shias have been in Singapore since before the First World War. In the 1970s Rajabali Jumabhoy and his wife Fatima Premjee bought a shophouse in Lim Ah Woo Road where Muharram majaalis were addressed by Maulana Mazahir (an Urdu-language preacher from Lucknow in India).

Jaafari Muslim Association

A Shiite association named Jaafari Muslim Association was approved in 1998. The first meeting was held on 9 January 1998 at the Imam Bargah. The founding committee members were as follows:


  1. Jaafari assoc Singapore. Shia in Singapore
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