Shibli Nomani death anniversary observed

 
November 19, 2016

Islamabad The 102nd death anniversary of renowned Urdu poet Allama Shibli Nomani was observed on Friday. According to reports Allama Shibli Nomani was a respected scholar of Islam from Indian...

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Islamabad

The 102nd death anniversary of renowned Urdu poet Allama Shibli Nomani was observed on Friday.

According to reports Allama Shibli Nomani was a respected scholar of Islam from Indian subcontinent during British Raj. He was born at Bindwal in Azamgarh district of present day Uttar Pradesh.

He is known for founding the Shibli National College in 1883 and the Darul Musannefin in Azamgarh.

Shibli was a versatile scholar in Arabic Persian Hindi Turkish and Urdu. He was also a poet. He collected much material on the life of Prophet of Islam Muhammad (PBUH) but could write only first two volumes of the planned work the Sirat-un-Nabi.

His disciple Syed Sulaiman Nadvi made use of this material and added his own and wrote remaining five volumes of the Sirat-un-Nabi after the death of his mentor.



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