Muslim Freedom Fighters: Maulana Madani

Maulana Husain Ahmad Madani was an Islamic Scholar, he was the blue-eyed student of Shaikh ul Hind Maulana Mahmood Hasan.

He played a key role in Freedom struggle of India, He was totally against the British rule. He was given the title of Shaikhul Islam and was also Shaikhul Hadith of Darul Uloom Deoband. He became the president of Jamait Ulama e Hind in 1940. He held this post until his last breath.

He was the teacher of 3500 Islamic Scholars. He was very dear to Millions of people.

Many times he escaped from the penalty of death in the court of British. Maulana Madani was one of the founder members of Jamia Millia Islamia .

After freedom struggle he was engaged in teaching Islam on 5 December 1957 he went to glory. His grave is in Qasmi graveyard of Deoband.

Written by Sana Begum of AIM high School. Currently studying intermediate 2nd year.

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