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HAJI MOHAMEDBHAI MANJI WALLI – HIS ILLUSTRIOUS WORK IN KSI JAMAAT OF DODOMA
Haji Mohamedbhai Manji Walli was born in 1910 in Kutch, Mundra in India. Mohamedbhai came to East Africa in 1928. He first landed in Tanga and worked for Suleiman Khimji.
In 1933 he migrated to Dodoma. In Dodoma he worked for Remtulla Pirbhai. While in Dodoma, he served Dodoma Jamaat as its Chairman, Secretary, Treasurer and Mukhi. He also looked after the Supreme Council properties in Dodoma and Kondoa.
In order to enliven and continue the mission of Imam Hussein (AS) in the town of Dodoma, Mohamedbhai initiated the construction of Dodoma Imambargha.
He sacrificed his time to supervise the project and worked heartily in collaboration with Haji Gulamabbas Pirbhai of Arusha and Haji Abdulrasul bhai Molu Chatoo of Dar es Salaam to collect funds from Dar es Salaam, Arusha, Moshi, Singida, Bukoba and Kigoma.