The newsly appointed Acting Mohtamim of Darul Uloom Deoband, Mufti Abul Qasim Nomani gets a hero's welcome in Deoband and Darul Uloom Deoband at his first official visit to Darul Uloom Deoband as Acting Mohtamim (VC).
Mufti Abul Qasim Nomani was appointed as Acting Mohtamim in the Majlis Shura held on 23 Feb to discuss the arising controversy about the VC post. The Majlis has formed a 3-member committee to investigate the case of Maulana Ghulam Muhammad Vastanvi.
Thousands of people from Deoband city and students from Darul Uloom Deoband welcomed him with florwers, slogans and placards.
Mufti Abul Qasim seemed humble and said that such celebrations and receptions do not match our traditions and should be avoided.
Here are some reports from the Urdu dailies: