|Dr Farid Ahmed Paracha was born on 10th November 1949 in Sargodha.
He is fortunate, in that, he comes of a learned family. His late father Maulana Gulzar Ahmed Muzahri was a renewed theologian, orator and one of the top leaders of Jamaat-e-Islami.
He founded a high standard educational Institute known as Ulma Academy, at Lahore. In the circumstances Dr Farid Ahmed Paracha, was raised in a milieu, wherein, he studied the Quran and Hadith and completed his religious studies from a Qasmul Aloom – a seminary, at Sargodha. Later, he passed Adeeb Arabi and Alam Arabi from Board of Intermediate Lahore which augmented his religious back ground.
He passed his LLB examination from University of the Punjab and earned his Master Degree, from the same in 1976.
PHD (Islamic Studies)
He worked for PHD in Islamic Studies and was awarded Doctorate of philosophy in Islamic Studies.
Despite his heavy religious and mundane engagements, he worked for Jamiat Talba Arabia(Organization of The Students of Seminars) and Islami jamaiat Talba (A sister Organization of Jamaat-e-islami Pakistan).
President Punjab University student Union
He was elected President Punjab University student Union for two terms.
Khatm-e- Nabuwat Movement 1974
He had played a significant and historic role in Khatm-e- Nabuwat in 1974 which culminated in declaration of Qadyanis, as non Muslims.
Then he regularly joined Jamaat-e-Islami Pakistan and worked for various social and political organizations.
He has written some books of which the fowling are note worthy;
Journey of love (story of pilgrimage)
the Whole Globe is ours, (Accounts of travels to Europe and America).
These Distances, These Connections; is a travelogue.
A movement, A Revolution
He at present had two educational Institutional Ulma Academy Lahore and Tamir-e- Seerat Model Degree College Lahore. Besides, he is member of WAMY (World Assembly of Muslims Youth a Saudi Arabian based Organization).