New Delhi: Who is Maulana Umer Ilyasi (who is Imam Umer Ahmed Ilyasi)? After the meeting of RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat with Umer Ahmed Ilyasi on Thursday, the number of people who knew about him has increased like compound interest. Sadar Maulana Umer Ahmed Ilyasi of All India Muslim Imam Organization is the Imam of Gol Masjid, near India Gate. He is a scholar of Islam. The great thing is that he has also studied other religions deeply. Sarvadharma Sambhav is an integral part of his life. Those who were surprised when Mohan Bhagwat came to the Gol Masjid, may not know that Indira Gandhi used to come to this mosque even during the period when she was the Prime Minister of the country. Then the Imam of this mosque was Maulana Jameel Ilyasi. He was the father of Maulana Umer Ahmed Ilyasi. He was also known as the Fakir of India Gate.