Maulana Wahiduddin Khan


Maulana Wahiduddin Khan

Wahiduddin Khan (1 January 1925 – 21 April 2021), known with the honorific Maulana, was an Indian Islamic researcher and harmony lobbyist known for having composed a discourse on the Quran and having made an interpretation of it into  English Language. He was recorded in the 500 Most Influential Muslims of the world. In  year 1993, he requested that the Muslims should surrender claims over disputed Babri Masjid site to stop violence. Khan enjoyed likewise left on a harmony walk through Maharashtra alongside Sushil Kumar (Jain priest) and Chidanand Saraswati post the destruction of the Babri Masjid.

Wahiduddin Khan was born in Village Badharia, in locale Azamgarh, UP, India in 1925. He accepted his schooling at a customary theological seminary.

He got the "Demiurgus Peace International Award", under the support of the former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev; India's third-most elevated non military personnel honor, the "Padma Bhushan", in January 2000; the "Public Citizens" Award, introduced by Mother Teresa and the Rajiv Gandhi National Sadbhavana Award (2009). He was granted the "Padma Vibhushan", India's second-most elevated regular citizen honor, in January 2021.

Maulana Wahiduddin Khan, passed on Wednesday evening — 10 days later he was conceded to Apollo Hospital in Delhi later tried positive for Covid disease at 96 years old. He was covered in Panjpeeran Qabristan close to Basti Hazrat Nizamuddin.

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