By Muslim Mirror Network
Lucknow: Renowned scholar Maulana Mohammad Rabey Hasani Nadwi passes away in Lucknow Thursday. He was 94.
He was served as the president of All India Muslim Personal Law Board and the chancellor of Darul Uloom Nadwatul Ulama and patron Islamic Fiqh Academy, India. He is also the Vice President of the Aalami Rabita Adab-e-Islami, Riyadh (K.S.A.), a founding member of Muslim World League. He has been regularly listed among the 500 Most Influential Muslims of the world.
Rabey Hasani Nadwi was born on 1 October 1929 at Takia Kalan, Raebareli, UP, India in the family of Rasheed Ahmad Hasani. He is a nephew of author and reformer Abul Hasan Ali Nadwi.
Nadwi gained primary education from his family maktab at Raebareli and joined Darul-uloom Nadwatul Ulama for higher studies. He graduated in 1957.
Nadwi became Assistant Professor at Nadwatul Ulama, Lucknow in 1952, head of its Arabic Department in 1955, and the Dean of Faculty of Arabic in 1970.
He received an award from Indian Council Uttar Pradesh and a Presidential Award for his contribution to Arabic language and literature.
Nadwi became Vice Chancellor of Nadwatul Ulama in 1993, Chancellor in 2000, and Rector after the death of Abul Hasan Ali Nadwi.
He succeeded Mujahidul Islam Qasmi as the President of All India Muslim Personal Law Board.(Source Wikipedia).
He will be buried in Raibareli after Maghreb.