Sheikh Muhammad Hussain Zakiri was born in 1940, and died on July 28, 2016.
He was a Shia Islamic religious scholar/alim from Jammu and Kashmir, India.
He was the founder of Imam Khomeini Memorial Trust, Kargil.
Zakiri was highly influenced by Islamic Revolution of Iran and its founder Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini.
During 1989, he established the trust named after Ayatollah Khomeini which played a key role, not only in educational and social sectors, but gave a new direction and meaning to politics of this most neglected region of the state.
Sheikh was a prominent poet and scholarly person having published many books and poetic collections.
Sheikh Hussain Zakiri passed away at 76 years old.