Kalbe Jawad

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Maulana Syed Kalbe Jawad Naqvi

Maulana Syed Kalbe Jawad Naqvi (مولانا سيد كلب جواد نقوى) is a Twelver Shia Muslim cleric and scholar from Lucknow, India.

Family background[edit]

He comes from a family of scholars known as "Khandaan-e-Ijtehad". He traces his lineage from Syed Dildar Ali Naqvi Nasirabadi (also known as Ghufran Ma'ab) His ancestors came to Jais from Sabzwar[1] He is son of Maulana Syed Kalbe Abid; Maulana Syed Kalbe Hussain was his grandfather and Dr. Kalbe Sadiq is his uncle.[1]

Positions and activities[edit]

Syed Aqeel-ul-Gharavi & Syed Kalbe Jawad Naqvi in black turbans (ama'ma).

He has held following positions:

In June 2000 he founded an organization named Tanzeem-e-Pasdaran-e-Husain (a.s.).[2]

Involvement in Azadari movement of Lucknow[edit]

He led vigorous anti-government demonstrations at Lucknow in 1997 to lift two decades old ban on Azadari processions in Lucknow.[1][5] He got arrested two times during the movement:[5]

  • He with Sunni clerics Maulana Qamar Minai and Imam Bukhari of Delhi were arrested on 3 June 1997 for organising a meeting and defying Section 144 I.P.C.
  • He was again arrested on 28 June 1997 at 4:00 a.m. under National Security Act (NSA).

The government later entered into a tripartite Shias-Sunnis-Administration agreement and nine main processions on the 1st, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th Muharrum, Chehlum, 8th Rabiul Awwal and 21st Ramzan have been restored.[5]

Involvement in Waqf movement of Lucknow[edit]

The "Waqf Movement" or Tehreek-e-Awqaf which is going on in Lucknow under his leadership has achieved a nominal success till date.[5]

  • founder of noore hidayat foundation lucknow [6]

Involvement in demonstrations and rallies[edit]

He is also famous for holding the biggest ever anti US/Israel/Denmark rally at Lucknow which was attended by over one million people.[7][8][9][10][11]


  1. ^ a b c d e f The Milli Gazette Online, Who is Kalbe Jawwad By Rizvi Syed Haider Abbas, 24 May 2006
  2. ^ a b Tanzeem-e-Pasdaran-e-Husain, home.
  3. ^ shia yateem khaana, Lucknow, Committee
  4. ^ shia yateem khaana, Lucknow, Home
  5. ^ a b c d Tanzeem-e-Pasdaran-e-Husain, Azadari Movement
  6. ^ noorehidayatfoundation.org
  7. ^ Tanzeem-e-Pasdaran-e-Husain, News
  8. ^ Cleric detained, supporters go on rampage in Lucknow, Express news service, Mon Nov 15 2010, 04:28 hrs
  9. ^ Shia tussle spills on to Lucknow road, TNN, Nov 15, 2010, 04.12am IST
  10. ^ Dispute over college sparks violence, The Hindu, Lucknow, November 15, 2010
  11. ^ Row over Shia College, Rohit Singh, Hindustan Times, Lucknow, November 14, 2010

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