Nadwat-Ul-Ulama, Luchknow

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Established in 1894 Kanpur ("Organization of
Scholars")
 Ashraf Ali Thanwi,
 Mahmud-ul-Hasan
 Shibli Nomani
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Nadwa was shifted to Lucknow in 1898 (from
Kanpur) and updated the Islamic curricula with
modern sciences, vocational training etc
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o British Civilization dominance
o To counter Christian missionaries
o Opposition against the Western Education
o To bridge the gap between the old and the new
o Failure of Arabic Institutions
o Deficiencies in syllabus of Dar-ul-Uloom Deoband
o Introduction of Modern Requirements
o Protection of Spiritual Learning
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Two Nation Theory-As a Concept, Strategy &
Ideology
 “There was a common view that there was three main
distinct tendencies prevailed among Muslims; the first was
that of Deoband, pro-religious and anti-English; the 2nd
tendency was that of Ali Garh, pro-English and antiCongress and the third tendency was that of Nadwah, proBritish, anti-Ali Garh and anti-Deoband.”
 The purpose was to bridge the gap b/w modern and
orthodox group
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The Present educational system and needs a reform.
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Representative of all the Islamic Institutions (Madaaris)
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A Federation of Madaaris should be formed so that all
the madaaris should come under one umbrella
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Mainstreaming of Madaras
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Nadwatul-Uloom will keep an eye on the activities of the
branches
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Curriculum reform
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Popularity of Al-Nadwa
Basis of intellectuals
Expansion of Muslim press
Blend of Old and New
Rightful Place to Arabic language
Interaction with the Muslim world
Causes behind the Muslim decline
Answers to Islamic History
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Translation of Quran in English Language
To allow the Friday Prayers
To counter Shuddhi movement
Islamic law of inheritance
Introduction of religious education
Holding of an exhibition
Galaxy of scholars
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Synthesis of Aligrah
and Deoband
 Attracted Modern
Education
 Provided Prominent
leadership
 Charged Youth ,at the
time of Muslim league
formation
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Bridge the gap b/w religion and modernism
Create a new mould of educational system
by body of Ulema
Produced Finest Islamic literature:
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