Mufti Abul Qasim Nomani
The Majlis Shura of Darul Uloom Deoband met today in Deoband on the issues related to VC post. Maulana Gulam Mohammad Vastanvi offered to resign in Shura, but the resignation was not accepted. Mufti Abul Qasim Nomani Banarsi will be officiating Mohtamim (VC / Head) with full authority.
A 3 members investigation committee has been constituted to enquire the matters and controversies related to the VC post. ongoing situation after the resignation of Maulana Wastanvi.
In case the resignation is accepts, Mufti Abul Qasim Nomani Banarsi will become full-fledged Mohtamim.
It is noteworthy that Mufti Abul Qasim was also appointed Acting Mohtamim after the demise of last Mohtamim Maulana Marghoobur Rahman in Dec 2010.
Mufti Abul Qasim is a senior Member of the Majlis Shura (Exsecutive Body) of Darul Uloom Deoband and is well-known scholar of hadith, Mufti, orator and Shaikhul Hadith of Jamia Islamia in Varansi (Banaras) UP.
Shaikh Muhammad Awwamah, the renowned and noted scholar of Hadith, is on a visit to Darul Uloom Deoband. He arrived Deoband today in the morning.
Shaikh Awwamah is celebrated scholar of hadith and author of several prominent hadith books. Shaykh Muhammad ‘Awwamah, born in Aleppo, Syria and currently residing in the illuminated city of Madinah.
Shaykh Muhammad ‘Awwamah is disciple of the late renowned scholar Shaikh Abdul Fattah Abu Ghudda.
For more about him, please visit: http://www.dahsha.com/old/viewarticle.php?id=27264 [Arabic]
Here is the Press Report from Darul Uloom Deoband at: http://darululoom-deoband.com/urdu/news/news.php
A delegation of Saudi Ulamas led by Shaikh Dr. Aaidh Al-Qarnee (الدكتور عائض القرني) visited Darul Uloom Deoband on 11 feb 2011 Friday. The delegation was given a warm welcome by the staff and students.
Shaikh Dr. Aaidh Al-Qarnee is a well known Saudi Scholar and author of nearly hundred books on Islam and Muslims. His most notable book 'La Tahzan' received international fame and translated in 13 global langauges.
The delegation consisted of several other scholars particularly Shaikh Abdur Rahman Mansoor al-Qahtani, Assistant Professor in Madinah University (Kulliyat al-Shariah).
A grand function was held in Jama Rashid from 12:00 2:30 pm. Shaikh Dr. Aaidh Al-Qarnee and others addressed the gathering.
Here is report from an Urdu Newspaper: