Maulana Sami ul Haq- A living legend, was born on 18th September 1937 in a religious family famous to serve Islam from many generations. He started acquiring his education from Jamia Dar-ul-Uloom Haqania and completed Dora-e-Hadees in 1957. Later, he studied Dora-e-Tafseer from Sheikh-ul-Tafseer, Hazrat Maulana Ahmed Ali Lahori. His journey of exploring Islam continued under the guidance of his father Hazrat Sheikh-ul-hadees- Maulana Abdul Haq and a list of great Islamic scholars of the time including Sheikh Alvi Maliki- Muhaddis Kaamil from Mackah.
He started imparting his knowledge of Hadees immediately after the completion of studies in 1958, and for the last 44 years this noble mission is being fueled by Maulana sami ul aHaq and there are thousands of his students serving for the same noble cause. Meanwhile, In 1965, he initiated an Islamic Magazine Al Haq that is still glittering. He has authored many thought provoking books as well including “Shariat bill ka maarika”.
Maulana Sami ul haq has a big name on the canvas of Pakistani Political history. He has been an eminent member of the Majlis-e-Shoora Pakistan besides being an active member of other international Islamic associations. He played a leading role in the Nizam Mustafa Movement in 1977. He effectively dealt with the Dr. Faizie Rehman- the mouthpiece of Ayub Khan’s Modernisms. He was at the press front of the movement launched against Qadianism while giving expression to the parliamentary activities about Qadiani movement and broght the members of other forums to a collective point of agreement. In 1986, Maulana Sami ul Haq intiated a historic move by presenting shariat Bill in the Parliament to promulgate shariat laws in the country. After years of discussions, the senate finally passed the bill.
In view of sectarian differences and terrorist activities resulting huge problem of law and order and bloodshed, he has been successful in bringing the leaders of different schools of thought at one plateform and still serving as secretary general for the National Solidarity Council. Today he is greatly valued in the circle of Islamic intellectuals home and abroad.
Name: Moulana Sami ul Haq
Father’s Name: Sheikh-ul-Hadith Moulana Abdul Haq
Date of Birth: 18 December 1937
Place of Birth: Akora Khattak Distt Nowshera Khyber Pakhtunkhawa
Education: Period covering his education 1366 A.H to 1383 A.H
1. Education started at Darul Uloom Haqqania, Akora Khattak, Studied Fiqah, Islamic Jurisprudence (Usool Fiqah) Arabic Literature Logic, Arabic Grammar (Nehve and Sarf), Tafseer Quran (Interpretation and Explanation of Holy Quran), Hadith Sharif (Holy Saying of Hazrat Muhammad (peace be upon him)
2. Joined Qasam-ul-Uloom Lahore got degree in Tafseer from Great spiritual leader Moulana Ahmed Ali Lahori (1378 A.H)
3. Awarded an Honorary Degree from (a)Darul Uloom Deoband, India. (b)Jamia Makka Muazzama.
Taught Arabic Literature and Grammar and specialized in the teaching of Hadith and Tafseer.Serving as Teacher of Hadith and Chancellor Darul Uloom Haqqania, Akora Khattak
Research and Written work:-
Sadar Motamar-ul-Musannifeen (Director of Islamic Research Institute) Founder Editor of Monthly “Al-Haq”
1.Member committee for religious Institutions.
2.Member, Federal Council (Majlis Shoora) 1983-85.
3.Member, Senate of Pakistan 1985-1991.
4.Member, Majles-ul-Ighasa Wad Dawatul A’ami Cairo, Egypt
1.Secretary General, Jamiat Ulema Islam Pakistan.
2.Senior Vice President, Islamic Democratic Alliance.
3.Founder and Secretary General National Uniformity Council (A Common council of All Religious Political Parties.)
4.Founder and President of Mutahedda Denni Mahazz (United Religious Front)
5.Founder and President of Intekhabi Mushtareka Mahaz (Common Electoral Front)
A Brief Introduction:
Moulana Sami-ul-Haq has been actively participating in Important International Conferences. He has been to Makkah, K.S.A, Colombo, Sudan Cairo Egypt, Kuwait, Iraq, Tripoli Libya, Chicago, New York USA and London. He has been constantly struggling against irreligious elements, socialist and communist parties. He fully participated in the Constitution making and other parliamentary business of National Assembly. He played a leading role in the Nizam Mustafa Movement launched by Pakistan National Alliance in 1977. He was arrested and remained in Haripur Jail for two months.
He was active on the Press Front of the movement Launched against Qadyannis. He was also active in giving expression to parliamentary activities about Qadyani movement. Members belonging to other forums agreed with his point of view when he presented it in the Parliament.He is greatly valued in intellectual and religious circles.
He was an active member of the Committee for setting curricular for religious studies in Darul Ulooms. President of Pakistan appointed the committee. He keenly took part in each session and effectively led the scholars. He participated as an observer in the Foreign Ministers, conferences of the organization of Islamic countries, on Afghan problem. He is the most active member of Wifaqul Madares Arabia, a federation of religious institutions. HisfatherlateMoulana Abdul – Haqwasthe convenerofWifaqul Madares. The number of institutions composing Wifaq is about one thousand.
He founded a research organization named Motamer ul Musannefeen.This body has effectively dealt with the important problems of the Islamic world. He wrote several books on Qadyaniat, Israel, communist Russia, ascetic, Law and constitutions. His writing included, Islam and contemporary world containing 700 pages. The speeches the addresses and sermons of late Maulana Abdul Haq (R.A) have been published under the title of D’awaat Haq. It is in two volumes containing thirteen hundred pages. The interpretation of Ahaadith is in process of compilation. The first volume of which is published under the title of Haqaiques Sunan. He is a member of Advisory and Fiqha Panel of Federal Shariat Court. He gives sermons to the locals of Akora Khattak each Friday.He is also the writer of many books.
He was a member of Majlis-Shora, the Para Parliament of Zia regime (1983-85) representing effectively the Muslim Umma there. In 1985 he was elected unopposed by the provincial Assembly of Khyber Pakhtunkhawa. Province for the membership of Senate. He has been serving the nation for the cause of religion, morality and socio-politics since the very beginning of the upper house of parliament. In 1986 he brought shariat Bill before Senate for the implementations of Islamic Law in the country.
Mover of Shereat Bill in the Parliament:
In 1986 Maulana Sami ul Haq moved Shariat Bill in the Parliament to promulgate shariat laws in the country. After years of discussions the senate finally passed the bill.
National Solidarity Council:-
In view of sectarian differences and terrorist activities resulting in wide spread blood shed, he organized different religious parties on one platform with the name of National Solidarity Council. Secretary-Generals post of this council he holds till today.