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ⓘ Darul Uloom Deoband is an Islamic university in India. It is the birth place of Sunni Deobandi Islamic movement. It is located in Deoband, a town in Saharanpur ..




Darul Uloom Deoband
                                     

ⓘ Darul Uloom Deoband

Darul Uloom Deoband is an Islamic university in India. It is the birth place of Sunni Deobandi Islamic movement. It is located in Deoband, a town in Saharanpur district, Uttar Pradesh. It was founded in 1866 by Muhammad Qasim Nanautavi.

                                     

1. History

Darul Uloom Deoband was established on 31 May 1866 by Muhammad Qasim Nanotawi and other scholars in his circle. The founders include Sayyid Muhammad Abid, Mehtab Ali and Nehal Ahmad brother-in-law of Muhammad Qasim Nanautavi.Mahmud Deobandi was appointed as the first teacher, and Mahmud Hasan Deobandi was the first student who enrolled in the seminary.

It played an important role in the Indian independence movement. It opposed the Two-state solution proposed by All-India Muslim League.

                                     

2. Vice-Chancellors

  • Rafiuddin Deobandi 1867 - 1868
  • Sayyid Muhammad Abid 1869 - 1871
  • Muhammad Tayyib Qasmi 1928 - 1980
  • Rafiuddin Deobandi 1872 - 1889
  • Fazl Haq 1893 - 1894
  • Marghubur Rahman Bijnori 1982 - 2010
  • Abul Qasim Nomani Banarsi 2011 - present
  • Hafiz Muhammad Ahmad 1895 - 1930
  • Ghulam Muhammad Vastanvi 10 January 2011 - 24 July 2011
  • Sayyid Muhammad Abid 1890 - 1892
  • Habibur Rahman Usmani 1928 - 1929
  • Sayyid Muhammad Abid 1866 - 1867
  • Muneer Ahmad Nanautawi 1894 - 1895
                                     

3. Other websites

  • Metcalf B. "Traditionalist" Islamic Activism: Deoband, Tablighis, and Talibs. Social Science Research Council, non-profit organisation, Brooklyn, New York.
  • Reetz, Dietrich 2008. "Change and Stagnation in Islamic Education: The Dar al-ʿUlum of Deoband after the Split in 1982". The Madrasa in Asia. Amsterdam University Press. pp. 71–104. ISBN 9789053567104. JSTOR j.ctt46n10w.6. Retrieved 23 October 2020.
  • Tabassum F. Deoband Ulemas Movement for the Freedom of India. Jamiat Ulama i-Hind, New Delhi, pdf at Attahawi blog, July 2007.
  • Official website
  • Deobandi Islam Global security organisation website.