Nadawt Ul Ulema Indo Pak History CSS Notes

Nadawt Ul Ulema

The Nadwa’s Ulemas Attempted to Make a Synthesis of Aligarh and Deoband

  • Need For Nadwa- Background
  • Division of Muslims b/w modern and orthodox
  • Aligarh and Deoband
  • The modern stood for “reason”, believe in western science and knowledge
  • The orthodox chased the door of “Ijatahad”
  • Some religious scholars rose to occasion that were equipped with Islamic knowledge besides wisdom and reason.

Establishment Of Nadwa

  • Ashraf Ali Thanvi, Mehmood-ul-Hasan.
  • First session at Kanpoor
  • Named after a hall in March

Aims and Objectives

  • To counter the effect of Deoband and Aligarh
  • Synthesis of modern and classical education
  • To address the prevailing situation and problem in the light of Quran and Sunnah
  • Changes in the syllabus of theologian institutions

Achievements of Nadwa

  • Huge achievements in spite of financial difficulties and shortage of  time
  • Many religious Scholars joined Nadwa and number of students became scholars
  1. Religious Scholars
  • Scholars who had knowledge of Quran and Hadith besides prevailing problems
  • Ambassadors b/w two communities
  1. Bridging The Gap B/W Two Groups
  • The approach of Nadwa
  • The approach and role of Allama Shibli Nomani
  1. Production Of Finest Islamic Literature
  2. Guiding the Muslims To True Islam
  3. Synthesis Of Modern And Classical Education
  4. Role In Pakistan Movement
  5. Better Understanding With Government
  • Aims And Objectives To strike the balance
  • Synthesis of modern and classical education
  • To address the problems of Muslims
  • Improvement in syllabi

“There was a common view that there were three tendencies among Muslims, the first one was Deoband;pro-religious and anti-British; the second was that of Aligarh;pro-England and anti- congress and third was that of Nadwa; pro-British and anti-Aligarh and anti Deoband.”

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