Basheer Mauladad (1931–2014) was a prominent Kenyan Asian. His father, Chaudry, was a successful civil engineer in East Africa and Basheer took over the family business while his older brother, Iqbal, became the famous white hunter, "Bali". Basheer was influential in breaking down the colour bar in Kenya and negotiating independence. He was also a prominent philanthropist and historian for the Kenyan Asian community.[1]


  1. ^ Salim Lone (3 June 2014), "Basheer Mauladad: A life of service", Daily Nation, archived from the original on 20 December 2014

Further reading

  • Cynthia Salvadori; Shaila Mauladad Fisher; Basheer Mauladad (2010), Settling in a Strange Land: Stories of Punjabi Muslim Pioneers in Kenya, ISBN 978-9966052711

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