Renowned Islamic scholar Maulana Yaseen Akhtar Misbahi passes away

Maulana Yaseen Akhtar Misbahi

by Muslim Mirror Staff

Maulana Yaseen Akhtar Misbahi, a renowned Islamic scholar who was affiliated with the Ahle Sunnat Barelvi organization Raza Academy, passed away on May 7th, Sunday.

Misbahi was a prominent figure in the Indian Muslim community, who held several important positions throughout his career. He served as a member of the All India Muslim Personal Law Board and was in charge of the Darul Qalam Madrassa. Additionally, he founded the Qadri Mosque in Zakir Nagar, New Delhi and was previously an Urdu journalist who edited the Kanzul Iman monthly magazine in Delhi.

During the Shah Bano case in 1985, Misbahi was elected as the vice president of the All India Muslim Personal Law Board, where he advocated for the protection of Shariat. He led various political and social demonstrations to safeguard the rights of Indian Muslims.

Furthermore, Misbahi was a prolific writer who authored numerous books on various Islamic and Muslim issues in India.


  1. Allama Yaseen Akhtar Misbahi was a towering personality in Islamic circles. He was really a gem, simple honest and down to earth scholar who devoted his whole life in raising community issues since 1980s. He wrote on almost all topics affecting community but remains stay away from media galore. A gentle person who did not focus on earning money but on writings for the future. He was leader of the community. He will be remembered for his contributions.


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