Background and Services of Dar ul Uloom Deoband and Nadwa tul Ulema

Dar ul Uloom Deoband and Nadwa tul Ulema

Dar ul Uloom Deoband

Background and Services of Dar ul Uloom Deoband and Nadwa tul Ulema


  1. Dar ul Uloom Deoband was established in 1866 in Deoband, Uttar Pradesh India. 
  2. Aligarh movement promoting Western education for the Muslims of the sub-continent
  3. Christian missionaries threatening Islam in the subcontinent
  4. So there was a need to expand the sphere of Islam
  5. For this purpose, Maulvi Fazl ur Rehman and Zulfiqar Ali established Madrassa education (Dar ul Uloom Deoband) for the Muslims of India.

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Services of Dar ul Uloom Deoband

Translation of Quran 

The most important service of Dar ul Uloom Deoband is the translation of the Quran into the Urdu language.

Socio-Economic Prosperity

Dar ul Fatah to promote the socio-economic prosperity of the Muslims.

Women’s Right

It also helped in social development by supporting widows and women's rights in the subcontinent.

Countered Hindu Movements

It also played an important role as a Hindu movement countered in the shape of the Shuddi Movement and Bhagti Movement.

International Popularity

Dar ul Uloom Deoband also gained international popularity which helped in the spread of Islam and the rights of Muslims of the sub-continent into the world.

New Leaders

Dar ul Uloom Deoband also developed new leaders like Shah Kashmiri and Ashraf Thanwi. Those two leaders helped the Muslims in the Pakistan Movement and also they worked on the Two Nation Theory.

Nadwa tul Ulema (1894)

Background of Nadwa Tul Ulema

  1. This institution (Nadwa Tul Ulema) was created by Abdul Ghafoor.
  2. Nadwa Tul Ulema was created because of the tussle between Dar ul Uloom Deoband and the Aligarh Movement.
  3. Nadwa Tul Ulema was established because there was a need for the reconciliation of Muslims in the sub-continent.
  4. At that time, there were sectarian problems in the Muslims of all over the subcontinent.
  5. It was one of the Muslim education institutions which presented a liberal view of Islam 
  6. Nadwa Tul Ulema also held in the merging of Islamic values and Western Education.

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Services of Nadwa Tul Ulema

Quran and Sunnah Interpretation

It helped the Muslims in the subcontinent’s education because it was the one of the institutions used to interpret the education of Quran and Sunnah in United India

Against Sectarianism

Nadwa Tul Ulema helped the Muslims of India against the problem of sectarianism. With the help of this institution, all the Muslims realized that there is no differences among them, they all are equal. They realized that Islam gives us the teaching of unity and brotherhood.

It was in favour of both Islamic and Western Education 

Nadwa Tul Ulema advised the Muslims that there is a need to accept both Western and Islamic Education. Because the conditions of the Muslims were very poor at that time. Therefore, it was a need of time to get a Western Education in order to secure better job positions in the British Government

Countered Shudhi Movement

Nadwa Tul Ulema helped the Muslims in countering different Hindu Muslims. The most important was the Shudhi Movement which was countered by Nadwa Tul Ulema.

Promoting Authors of Islam

Nadwa Tul Ulema helped in the promotion of Dar ul Musanifin which were considered different authors of Islam.

Helped in Creating Leaders

Nadwa Tul Ulema helped the Muslims in creating different leaders which helped the Muslims in the creation of the new state (Pakistan). These leaders include Shibli, Haali, etc. 

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