Abdussalam Puthige

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Abdussalam Puthige was born on 2 April, 1964 in Ganjimutt, India, is a Writer, journalist. Discover Abdussalam Puthige’s Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of networth at the age of 56 years old?

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OccupationWriter, journalist
Age56 years old
Zodiac SignAries
Born2 April 1964
Birthday2 April
BirthplaceGanjimutt, India

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‘Kannadadalli Qur’an Anuvada’ is his most celebrated work so far. It is his own translation of the entire Qur’an in Kannada language, with brief notes. Its first edition was released on 1 September 2012 by Rajarshi Dr.Virendra Heggade, Dharmadhikari of Shree Kshetra, Dharmastala. This work has already seen 4 Editions. Its third Edition was published in Dubai by the Department of Islamic Affairs, Government of Dubai, UAE. The releasing ceremony in Dubai was inaugurated by Mr. MK Lokesh, Ambassador of India in UAE. This lucid translation of Quran is available online. The same is also available as an android application the Google play for free with the title ‘Quran in Kannada’ .


He was awarded the prestigious Transparency International Award in 2009 for upholding the basic values of journalism and spreading truth through Vartha Bharathi Kannada daily.


Abdussalam Puthige is the Editor-in-Chief of Varthabharathi, a Kannada daily Newspaper, published from Mangalore the coastal city of Karnataka and Bangalore, the state capital. The first issue of Vartha Bharathi hit the stands on 29 August 2003 from Mangalore. The Bangalore edition was launched later, on 29 August 2006.


In 1996, Mr. Puthige along with his associate Mr. Yaseen Malpe, launched Madhyama Kendra (Media Center), Bangalore, which is a well known institution in the State today. Its principal objective is to educate the masses on Media, Mass communication and related topics. He is the director of Institute of Media Studies, Bangalore that has conducted several studies on the prevailing trends, bias and prejudices in the mainstream Media, focusing particularly on the misrepresentation, under representation and negative stereotyping of various communities in the regional Kannada Media.


He was inspired by Vaddarse Raghuram Shetty, who, in September 1984, had launched a short lived Kannada Daily newspaper Mungaru that had employed and trained a considerable number of journalists from Backward castes, Dalits and Minorities, in contrast to most other newspapers in the state that were, and still remain, heavily dominated by the upper castes. Mungaru sought to focus on news and stories related to these marginalised communities. Puthige has dealt with this subject in a widely published interview titled ‘The Muslim Kannadiga’ by scholar and researcherYoginder Sikand.


Born in 1964 in Ganjimutt, a small village of Dakshina Kannada district where his father Maulana Muhammed Shafi, a theologian was working as Imam of a Masjid. He went to school in Bailur, Adi-Udupi and Udupi. He completed his graduation under ICE, University of Madras and later pursued studies in Law at SDM law College, Mangalore. In the meantime he chose journalism as his profession and began his career as a sub editor in a Kannada weekly magazine in Mangalore. He studied Arabic, Persian, Urdu,Islamic theology and Muslim History under his father Maulana Shafi Saheb and later under Moulana Sayyed Yunus Saheb.