Background And Personality Of Dato’ Salleh Bin Hj Ahmad
In Malaysia, there are certain religious scholars that contributes at state administration level and among society. Among them is Dato’ Salleh Haji Ahmad, who is knowned as one of the Islamic religious figure by society due to his involvement in the field of education and his contribution in sustaining Islamic religion among the society. This article discusses on the biodata, academic achievement and his contribution as an academician and the member of Sharia (Fatwa) Committee of the State of Perak Darul Ridzuan. Data collected is analysed descriptively and presented with following theme. The research outcomes discovers that Dato’ Salleh Haji Ahmad was born among family that has Islamic religious background. His commitment in academic field shows his positive contribution in the field of teching, writing and community service. His commitment as a member of the Shariah (Fatwa) Committee is quite active when he always give his opinion on issues addressed.
Keywords: Dato’ Salleh Haji Ahmad, fatwa, scholars, education, Perak.