Darul Uloom Haqqania

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Deobandi Movement
Jameah Darul Uloom Deoband.jpg

Key figures

Qasim Nanotvi · Rashid Gangohi
Husain Madani · Mahmud al-Hasan
Shabbir Usmani · Ashraf Ali Thanwi
Anwar Kashmiri · Ilyas Kandhlawi
Ubaidullah Sindhi · Taqi Usmani

Notable Institutions

Darul Uloom Deoband, India
Mazahir Uloom Saharanpur, India
Hathazari Madrassah, Bangladesh
Darul Uloom Nadwatul Ulama, India
Darul 'Uloom Karachi, Pakistan
Jamia Uloom ul Islamia, Pakistan
Jamiah Darul Uloom Zahedan, Iran
Darul Uloom London, England
Darul Uloom New York, United States
Darul Uloom Canada, Canada
Madrasah In'aamiyyah, South Africa
Darul Uloom Zakariyya, South Africa

Movements

Tablighi Jamaat
Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind
Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam
Taliban

Darul Uloom Haqqania (Urdu: دار العلوم حقانیہ‎) is an Islamic religious seminary located in Akora Khattak, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, Pakistan. The seminary propagates the Deobandi trend of Sunni Islam and was founded along the lines of Darul Uloom Deoband. It has been dubbed The University of Jihad due to the methods and content of instruction along with the future occupations of its alumni.[1]

History[edit]

On September 23, 1947, Maulana Abdul Haq, father of Maulana Sami ul Haq, founded the institution.[2]

Notable people[edit]

The Chancellor of Darul Uloom Haqqania is Maulana Sami ul Haq of the Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam.[3] The seminary is also known for having many senior leaders of the Afghanistan Taliban among its alumni, including Mullah Omar, and its role in supporting the Taliban.[4][5]

Alumni[edit]

Controversies[edit]

Benazir Bhutto conspiracy[edit]

Pakistan's Federal Investigation Agency has claimed that the plan to assassinate Benazir Bhutto originated at Haqqania Akora Khattak.[8]

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