Nadeem Gul

The Controversial ‘Khilafat o Malookiyat’

The Controversial ‘Khilafat o Malookiyat’

Moulana Syed Maududi's book 'Khilafat o Malookiyat' again trends on social media after someone set it ablaze somewhere in Pakistan. In this piece, Nadeem Gul comments on the different criticisms given by some scholars and reminds what exactly was the motive of Maududi behind writing the book and how misleading the criticism stands.

A picture of the burning of the book Khilafat o malukyat has gone viral on social media reflecting the intolerant mindset of a section of our society. Though the authenticity of the incident could not be verified but the incident in itself did not come as a surprise. The Maslaki bias or the ‘sectarian conflicts […]

 Rameez Bhat

Maulana Syed Abul Aa’la Moududi: The uncontested thinker of 20th Century

Maulana Syed Abul Aa’la Moududi: The uncontested thinker of 20th Century

On one hand the communal violence was growing enough strong in undivided India. The growth of extremism within nationalist circles had leaned the leaders towards usage of religious symbolism in the freedom struggle. The growth of Hindu Mahasabha and later RSS had politically frustrated the Muslims of subcontinent. Muslims were being led by a class […]