Published On:02 June 2011
Posted by Indian Muslim Observer

Maulana Mohammad Naimatullah Azmi elected as the President of Islamic Fiqh Academy-India

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New Delhi: Islamic Fiqh Academy –India (IFA-India) has unanimously elected Maulana Mohammad Naimatullah Azmi, Head, Department of Hadith of the Darul Uloom Deoband as its President.

Maulana Naimatullah Azmi has been one of the vice president of the Academy earlier.  The post was vacant after death of Maulana Mufti Zafeeruddin Miftahi earlier this year.

Maulana Burhanuddin Sambhali, senior vice president of the IFA-India, presided over the meeting of the Board of Trustees. The meeting expressed profound grief over the death of Maulana Zafeeruddin Miftahi and prayed to Allah for his salvation. The meeting was held on 30 May after Maghrib prayers in the evening.

IFA-India has also decided to celebrate 20 years of its activities. IFA-India was established in 1989 by Hazart Qazi Mujahidul Islam Qasmi (Rahamtullah Aleh) to deliberate on the contemporary issues in the light of Islamic Shariah. The meeting also discussed and approved other programme and activities for 2011-2012.

The Board of Trustees appealed to the newspapers and media to report news in objective manner, and not to indulge in unfounded and malicious gossiping in an unethical manner so that misunderstandings harming the community were not created.

Maulana Syed Nizamuddin, Ameer Shariat, Imarat Shariah Bihar Orissa and Jharkhand and a patron of the Academy, participated in the meeting. Other participants of the meeting were: Maulana Mufti Ashraf Ali Baqvi (vice president of the Academy and Ameer Shariat Karnataka), Maulana Abdul Ahad Azhari (Shaikhul Hadis, Mahad Millat-Malegaon), secretaries of IFA-India Maulana Ateeq Ahmad Bastvi Maulana Mohammad Ubaidullah Asadi and Maulana Ameen Usmani, and other members of the Board Dr. Mohammad Manzoor Alam (Chairman, Institute of Objective Studies) and Maulana Anisur Rahman Qasmi (Nazim-Imarat Sharia-Bihar Orissa Jharkhand), Maulana Qazi Mohammad Qasim Muzaffarpuri (Qazi Shariat- Bihar), and Mufti Ahmad Deolvi (Gujarat).

The proceedings were conducted by Maulana Khalid Saifullah Rahmani, General Secretary, Islamic Fiqh Academy.

Islamic Fiqh Academy (India) is engaged in research, orientation and other academic activities aimed at finding Islamic Shariah guidance on contemporary issues since 1989. It has deliberated upon more 150 contemporary issues in 20 Fiqhi Seminar held so far. These Seminars have adopted resolutions providing Islamic Shariah positions on such issues. The Academy has also translated the Fiqhi Encyclopedia, from Arabic to Urdu, published by Kuwaiti Ministry of Awqaf. It has published more than 100 books and conducted more than 40 workshops for young Islamic Scholars.

IFA-India’s work and resolutions on contemporary issues have been acclaimed in India as well as the Muslim world. Its publications have been reproduced in many countries in various languages.

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