Turkey: Main opposition leader Kılıçdaroğlu: The Prophet is my ancestor

Source: hurriyetdailynews.com

Main opposition leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has claimed that he is a descendant of the Prophet Muhammad, speaking during an interview with daily Hürriyet.

“It is true, the family that I belong to descends from the family of the Prophet Muhammad. But we do not use this in politics,” Kılıçdaroğlu said.

“There are many articles written on this topic. There is a family tree, given to my family during Ottoman times. It is kept by the family’s elders. This family tree document is kept by the Düzgün family in Tunceli. I photographed it years ago and gave it to academics who were researching the matter,” he added.

The CHP head also said that in order to prevent fake claims being made, these documents were issued twice, with one copy given to the family while …continue reading at hurriyetdailynews.com

Categories: Asia, Islam, Turkey

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