Dr Mujtaba is a journalist. He has worked for many many years for ETV Urdu. He was educated at Ashrafu-ul-Madaris, Hardoi, Nawatul Ulama, Lucknow and the Aligarh Muslim University. He has a doctorate in Arabic language. He has been involved in production of documentaries on Muslims. His journalistic instincts show up in pamphlets of the sayings of Hazrat Shaikh (DB), in Urdu, that he sometimes distributes in the sitting (majlis).