Al-Haaj Muhammad Ilyas Chinioti son of Maulana Manzoor Ahmad Chinioti was born on December 31, 1961 at Chiniot. In addition to several Islamic courses, he graduated from Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan in 2002 and also obtained the degree of M.A (Islamiyat) from University of the Punjab, Lahore in 2008. He served as Ameer, International Khatam-e-Nabuwat Movement Pakistan in 2004. A teacher and a businessman, who was elected as Member, Provincial Assembly of the Punjab in general elections 2008 and has returned to the Punjab Assembly for the second consecutive term in general elections 2013. A book titled “The Case of Hazrat Essa in the Court of Christians” published in 2011-12 is also to his credit. He has travelled to India, Saudi Arbia, UAE, Indonesia, South Africa, Mozambique, Bangladesh and Japan. His father remained Chairman, Tehsil Municipal Committee Chiniot during 1992-94 and served as Member, Punjab Assembly for three terms during 1985-88, 1988-90 and 1997-99.