30th Annual MeetingLecture Hall Islamic Fiqh Academy India, 4th July 2021
4th July 2021
Annual meeting of Administrative Body of Islamic FiqhAcademy, Areview on worksdone last year and planning for next year
A meeting of trusties of the Islamic Fiqh Academy India was held in its office at Jamia Nagar, Delhi. The meeting was presided by Maulana Nematullah Azami, the president of the Academy and the head of the Hadith department at Darul Uloom Deoband. Secretary for seminars Maulana Muhammad Obaidullah Asadi (Shaikhul Hadith at Jamia Arabia Hathaura, Banda), secretary for academic issues Mualana Ateeq Ahmad Bastawi (Lucknow), secretary for financial affairs Maulana Mufti Ahmed Devalvi (Gujarat) attended the meeting, it was also participated by Maulana Anisurrahman Qasmi (Patna) Dr. Zafarul Islam Siddiqui (Mau), Maulana Mufti Junaid Ahmad Falahi (Indore). Maulana Muhammad Sufyan Qasmi (rector Darul Uloom Waqf Deoband), Maulana Zafar Alam Nadwi, (teacher Darul Uloom Nadwatul Ulama Lucknow), Mufti Anwar Ali Azami (Shaikhul Hadith Darul Uloon Mau), Maulana Badar Ahamd Mumbai, (Imarat-e Shariah Phulwari Sharif Patna) and Maulana Abdul Shakoor Qasmi (Kerala). Dr Muhammad Manzoor Alam, the vice-president of the academy Maulana Badrul Hasan Qasmi (Kuwait), Qazi Abdul Ahad Azhari, Mufti Ahmad Khanpuri could not for some reasons attend the meeting. Maulana Khalid Saifullah Rahmani, the general secretary of the Academy presented a report for activities done from April 2020 to March 2021. The report said that despite the adverse situations, Academy managed to organize seminars on “Contribution of Indian scholars to Ilm-e Kalam (science of the Rational philosophies), Propagation and publication of Qur’anic Sciences in India, Contribution of Delhi University to promote Arabic Language, Views and ideologies of few qualified Islamic scholars and intellectuals on maqasid-e Shariah (objectives of Shariah)”.Besides, two workshops were conducted under training program: 1. “A comparative analysis of women’s right in Islamic Shariah and the international treaties”2.“Application of Maqasid-e Shariah in present era”. Academy also conducted 13 lectures for Ulama, intellectuals, students of Madaris and universities at different educational institutions throughout the country, including the conference hall of Islamic Fiqh Academy India New Delhi, Al Mahadul Ali Patna, Darul Uloom Mau, Marwa educational foundation Lucknow.
Ongoing Academic projects:
During this course, Urdu and Arabic research works on 26 important titles are underway; some papers have been submitted while the best part is on process. Looking at the specific scenario of eastern India, theses on “Educational and financial issues of Asami Muslims, their history and culture and civilization, Bengali Muslims’s history, culture and civilization, the conditions of Manipuri Muslims,” have been written in Urdu, while, “the educational and financial conditions of Bengali Muslims” was composed in English. Now eight Arabic books are being translated into Urdu that carry great impotence in the prospective of current social scenario, one of the major initiatives of the academy is the translation of the Arabic Fiqhi Encyclopedia (11 volumes) related to women issues into Urdu that is on final stage, the Fiqhi verdicts of Academy carry the weight of Encyclopedia on the contemporary issues, now the attempt is undertaken to compile them is such a way that the references also could be provided along with the Masa’ils (verdicts).
Educational and research projects for 2021
On this occasion some education projects presented for the remaining period of 2121, accordingly the research works will be done on 18 titles. Composing of five booklets is underway in the perspective of stimulating Islamophobia in India that aims to boost Hindu Muslim relations. Books of International Institute of Islamic Thought (America) relating to personality development and reforming also are being translated into Urdu. Seven topics have been selected for academic seminars that are to be held in Delhi, Lucknow, Aligarh and Hyderabad. Three summer-camps will be organized at Aligarh, Hyderabad and Bhopal for the students of schools and colleges that will cover the topics like; “the common values among all Indian religions, Islamic teachings for establishment of social peace and tranquility, interest free Banking”. For the rest of six months of 2021, Academy has designed a plan to conduct 10 lectures, translate three books, and publish ten books and translateAcademy’s five books into Arabic, Hindi and English.
On that occasion newly designed Academy’s Arabic, Urdu and English Website also was launched by honorable president, Maulana Nematullah Azami and respected member Maulana Sufyan Qasmi. Details of all the publications, seminars and programs of Academy had been uploaded in this Website that may be helpful for the scholars and leaners. Maulana Anis Aslam Miftahi, in charge of management, Maulana Safdar Ali Nadvi in charge of academic affairs and Mufti Imtiyaz Ahmad Qasmi in charge of communication and other volunteers have managed all the affairs beautifully and it the meeting met its end pleasantly.VIEW DETAILS