Rashid Ahmad Ludhianvi

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Shaikh-ul-Mushaikh Mufti-e-Aazam

Rashid Ahmad Ludhianvi
Born(1922-09-26)26 September 1922
Ludhiana, India
Died19 February 2002(2002-02-19) (aged 79)
Darul Ifta Wal Irshad Karachi
Resting placePaposh Nagar Graveyard
  • Maulana Muhammad Saleem (father)
Alma materDarul Uloom Deoband
Founder of
  • Jamiatur Rasheed
  • Karachi Al Rashid Trust
Senior posting
  • Maulana Hussain Ahmad
  • Madni Maulana Izaz Ali Amrohi
  • Muhammad Shafi Deobandi

Mufti Rashid Ahmad Ludhianvi (born; 26 September 1922- 19 February 2002), was a great Islamic scholar and founder of notable seminary Jamiatur Rasheed, Karachi and Al Rashid Trust. He is the author of the extensive Ahsan ul-Fatawa (a Fatwa collections in Urdu).[1][2] He was the head of the "House for Expertise and Legal Guidance" (Darul Ifta Wal Irshad) in Jamia Darul Uloom, Karachi, Pakistan.[3]

Education and career

He taught Sahih al-Bukhari 20 times. He taught in notable institutions like Madinatul 'Uloom, Hyderabad, Jamia Darul Huda Therhi, Jamia Darul Uloom, Karachi, and Darul Ifta Wal Irshad for about forty years. He also served as the director of Education at Darul Ifta. His some famous disciples are Mufti Muhammad Rafi Usmani and Mufti Muhammad Taqi Usmani.[3]

Political career

Mufti Rashid Ahmad Ludhianvi served as President of Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (JUI) Punjab.

See also

  • Muhammad Shafi Usmani
  • Muhammad Rafi Usmani
  • Taqi Usmani
  • Husain Ahmad Madani

In the media



  1. "Aḥsan al-fatāvā". hathitrust.org. Retrieved 17 April 2020.
  2. "Fatawa Works in the Urdu Language". central-mosque.com. Retrieved 17 April 2020.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Life of The Great Mufti at a glance". 30 November 2010. Retrieved 17 April 2020.

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