Muhammad Taqi Usmani, Date of Birth, Place of Birth


Muhammad Taqi Usmani

Pakistani judge

Date of Birth: 05-Oct-1943

Place of Birth: Deoband, Uttar Pradesh, India

Profession: judge, mufti, author

Nationality: Pakistan

Zodiac Sign: Libra

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About Muhammad Taqi Usmani

  • Muhammad Taqi Usmani (Urdu: ???? ??? ??????? Mu?ammad Taqi ‘Us_mani; born 3 October 1943) is a Pakistani Islamic scholar and former judge who is Vice President and Shaykh al-Hadith at Darul Uloom Karachi.
  • An intellectual leader of the Deobandi movement, he has written and lectured extensively on hadith, fiqh, tasawwuf, and Islamic finance, a subject on which he is considered an authority.
  • He chairs the Shariah Board of the Bahrain-based Accounting and Auditing Organization for Islamic Financial Institutions (AAOIFI), and has held advisory positions on the shariah supervisory boards of over a dozen financial institutions pursuing Islamic banking or finance.
  • He is also a permanent member of the Jeddah-based International Islamic Fiqh Academy — an organ of the OIC — as well as a member of the Islamic Fiqh Council of the Muslim World League. In Pakistan, Usmani served as a scholar judge on the Shariat Appellate Bench of the Supreme Court from 1982 to 2002, and on the Federal Shariat Court from 1981 to 1982.
  • From 1977 to 1981 he was a member of Zia's Council of Islamic Ideology and was involved in drafting the Hudood Ordinances.

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