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Hazrat Maulana Mohammad Wali Rahmani, Munger

Maulana Mohammad Wali Rahmani is the Rector of Khanqah Rahmania Munger and the secretary of All India Muslim Personal Law Board and Sajjadah Nasheen of Khanqah Rahmani in Munger. He belongs to an illustrious family. He is a well reputed Islamic scholar and disciple and representative of his father Hazzrat Ameer Shariat Maulana Syed Shah Minnatullah Rahmani the First General Secretary of All India Muslim Personal Law Board. His grandfather Hazrat Maulana Syed Mohammad Ali Mungeri was the founder of Darul Uloom Nadwatul Ulema, Lucknow.

He received education from his father in Munger and Darul Uloom Deoband. He was appointed as rector of Khanqah Rahmania Munger and Sajjada Nashin of the Khanqah after the demise of his father Hazzrat Maulana Minnatullah Rahmani. He takes prominent part in the establishment of various educational and welfare institutions for the upliftment of Muslim community. He advocates his endeavor to modernize Madaris education and to reorganize and structure the syllabus of institutions of Islamic learning and wants to refashion the Madaris in the light of changing scenario.

Hazrat Maulana Mohammad Wali Rahmani, Munger

Maulana Mohammad Wali Rahmani has deep understanding of the issues confronting Muslim community in India and hence confronts many opponents in a scholarly and dignified manner. He is the Chairman of Sub-Committee National Monitoring Committee for Minority Education (NMCME) and the Chairman of Madrasa Modernization Committee set up by the Ministry of HRD. Besides that of Islamic Investment and Finance Board (IIFB) he also heads many organizations and institutions related to Muslim community.

Apart from his contribution in various educational, social, political and religious organizations, his achievement as “Rahmani 30” is highly appreciated and will be written with golden words while composing the History of 20th Century’s Muslims of India.

Dr. M. Y. Khan

Dr. M.Y. Khan did his MA in economics from Aligarh Muslim University and PhD from Bombay University.

He has been guest speaker to various university and management institute. He earns a vast experience in Finance. He worked for Reserve Bank of India (RBI) for thirty years and rose to the position of senior Director (Grade- E). He worked in various important Divisions like International trade, Industrial studies, division of International Economics relations, Fiscal policy. Econometric etc

He was also visiting officer of International Monterey Funds (IMF), Federal Reserve Bank- New York, Bank of England and Bundes Bank Germany. In the year 1996 he joined Securities exchange board of India

Dr. M. Y. Khan
(SEBI),as economic advisor on deputation and carries vast experience in capital markets and he has published more than 150 papers in reputed journal. Dr. Khan has been associated with education heading number of college of Anjum Islam and he is also member of various committee of university of Bombay
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Imtiaz Merchant - Chief Editor

Mr. Imtiaz Merchant, 47 years of age, founded and promoted Pragmatic Wealth Management (PWM) in the year 2008 and serves as its Managing Director. He is a well known Market analyst (Technical and Fundamental) and has served as full-fledged consultant and Market Expert (Advisor) to various. He is well-versed with the Islamic Finance Market and the Shariah Compliance norms for investments. He has put in years of extensive effort into understanding the principles of Islamic Finance and has been in constant discussions with Muftis, Ulema and Islamic Finance scholars and expert.

He attended various seminars on Islamic Finance held in India and has also been speaker on Islamic Investment in various conferences in Mumbai, India. Designing, Delivering, and Marketing Mission-

Imtiaz Merchant
Critical Shariah Compliant financial products requires a combination of relentless focus and well-tuned business instincts. In his years of thought leadership in the industry, Mr. Merchant has consistently demonstrated his ability to deliver both.

Mr. Merchant began his career in stock Market in the late 90’s providing market consultancy that included SMS calls, Newsletters, Teleconferencing with Investors to various renowned stock brokers in Mumbai, India. Apart from promoting his own company PWM and its brand Islami Tijara, he is also a consultant and advisor to various reputed stock broking and equity research firms. His sms calls and daily Shariah newsletter are well known and respected in the industry.

Mr. Merchant’s primary objective as Managing Director of PWM is to Develop, Promote and Market Islamic Finance products that would help Shariah Compliant investors create wealth Ethically, Efficiently and Profitably.

Maulana Fuzailu Rahman Hilal Usmani

Mufti Fuzailur Rehman Hilal Usmani is an eminent scholar. He hails from a family which commands a special distinction in knowledge and learning that is his family heritage.

Mufti Usmani basically belongs to Deoband, traces his genealogy to one of the four distinguished caliphs of Islam, Hazrat Usmani Ghani (May Allah be Pleased With Him). His forefathers were the founders of Darul Uloom Deoband. He, too, is a product of Darul Uloom Deoband, from where he obtained his Fazilat
Maulana Fuzailu Rahman Hilal Usmani
and Mufti degrees in 1958. Then he left for Saudi Arabia for further studies at Madina University and then Azhar University, Cairo, Egypt. He also got Diploma in Arabic Language from Muslim University, Aligarh, India.

After the completion of his formal education, he worked at Darul Uloom Deoband as a professor of Arabic & Persian language for 12 years. In 1973, he was entrusted with the responsibility of grand Mufti of Punjab State.

Hilal Usmani has pioneered many Islamic education and popularly Darussalam Islamic Centre, Malerkotla. He composes a wide profile by his vast contribution through Founder Member of All India Muslim Personal Law Board, Founder Member of Islamic Fiqh Academy India, Member of All India Muslim Majlis-E-Mushawarat, Member of All India Milli Council and member of Advisory Board, Darul Uloom (Waqf) Deoband and Patron of Mujamma-E-Islami, Morocco and many organizations across the country. He has attended many International conferences in India beside in Saudi Arabia, Morocco, Russia and Thailand.

Usmani has written a number of articles and papers with the editorship and patronage of several esteemed magazines and monthlies besides which he has more than sixty books to his credit on a wide range of topics and languages. One of his rare accomplishments is that he has done extensive codification of the Islamic laws and other important Islamic Jurisprudence issues. His most popular book is “Roohul Qur’an, the Translation and Commentary of the Holy Qur'an.

Mufti Usmani is serving for the betterment of economic dimension of the Muslim community.
Maulana Fazlur Raheem Mujaddidi, Jaipur

Maulana Mohammad Fazlur Rahim Mujaddedi is the son and successor of Maulana Shah Mohammad Abdur Rahim Mujaddidi as well as the successor of another great Sufi Hazrat Maulana Shah Hidayat Ali Mujaddidi. Inheriting rich scholarly traditions from his Sufi family he got religious education and perceived god-gifted skill in both Islamic and Modern education.

Maulana Mujaddedi has been the member of All India Muslim Personal Law Board, All India Waqf Council and member of the Aligarh Muslim University Court and chairman and founder of Jamea-Tul-Hidaya that is
Maulana Fazlur Raheem Mujaddidi
the first residential Islamic University which introduced technical and modern education in Madrasas.

With the cherished dream of fulfilment of modern primary education among Muslim, he floated another trust named Maulana Abdur Rahim Educational Trust that handled a series of English medium schools under Imam Rabbani Public School that are recognized by the State Government Educational Board.

Unlike other scholars, Maulana Mujaddedi has many social grounds for the betterment of Muslim community. Realizing the need to increase Muslim representation in the Indian Administration, an independent body the “Crescent Academy for Civil Services Exams” was formed in 2001. In 2002, the Foundation for Civil Liberties, a Human Rights Organization was formed for Human rights, education and Judicial Redress and the same year he established the Crescent Academy Aligarh at Ayesha Cottage. Motivated with the results of the Aligarh Centre, he established three new centres at Lucknow and Delhi. Under the mass awareness program for Civil Services Exams he started “Talent Hunting Programme” and in 2006 another Centre “Strive for Educational Enhancement” was formed for the cause of modern primary to senior secondary education.

Maulana Mujaddedi has vast field of his valuable services through many platforms and sources.
Maulana Khalid Saifullah Rahmani, Hyderabad

Maulana Khalid Saifullah Rahmani’s distinctiveness lies in his dynamic and versatile approach. Bestowed with multifaceted talents and skills, he has combined his in-depth understanding of Quran and Sunnah with a profound insight of modern knowledge disciplines and affairs. He has a unique capability of suggesting insightful Islamic solutions to the new-age problems without compromising on fundamental tenets of Islamic Shariah.

Inheriting rich scholarly traditions from his family of reputed scholars, Maulana Rahmani had the

Maulana Khalid Saifullah Rahmani
opportunity to learn and practice Islamic jurisprudence under the aegis of famous Islamic jurists like Maulana Minnatullah Rahmani and Moulana Mujahid-ul-Islam Qasmi. He has written more than 50 books on a wide range of topics and pioneered more than fifteen institutions of Islamic education, research and jurisprudence across the country.

Maulana Rahmani has pioneered a new paradigm in Islamic education by introducing specialization and super specialization. He has tried to introduce new disciplines in Madrasa education by linking education to practical affairs like Dawah, Media.

His wide reach and broad outlook has made him respectable across all the sections and sects of Muslim community in India.

Mufti Shuaibullah Khan, Bengaluru

Maulana Mohammad Shoibullah Khan, the rector of Jamia Islamia Masihul Uloom, is a highly respected scholar and enjoys the patron-status of over 50 Madrasas across India. After getting specialization in Islamic law and Jurisprudence, he is currently rendering Islamic services through Imamat and Kitabat in Bangalore with teaching Islamic Shariah in Jamia Islamia Masihul Ulom Bangalore. Besides that he also has authored over 50 books on a wide range of topics in both Urdu and Arabic languages. Earlier he has completed Fazilat and Ifta (Islamic jurisprudence) from Jamia Ashraful Uloom Gangoh, UP. He also received SLLC in English medium.

Maulana Shoibullah composes a wide profile by his vast contribution for comparative religion, Hadid and Tafseer, Fiqh and specially Islamic Shariah. He is the editorial member of “Islamic Vision” (English Monthly Magazine, Bangalore)