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n. Islam
1. A Muslim man respected for his religious knowledge or scholarship.
2. Used as a courtesy title for such a leader or scholar.

[Ultimately (partly via Persian Urdu mawlānā) from Arabic, mawlānā : mawlā, master, friend; see mullah + -nā, our; see -n in Semitic roots.]


(in Pakistan, India, etc) a title used for a scholar of Persian and Arabic
[Urdu, from Arabic mawlānā]
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SUKKUR -- Sukkur Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) Judge Munir Lodhi expressed his dismay over absence of defence lawyers on many dates of hearing of the high-profile case of Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) leader Maulana Khalid Mehmood Soomro.
Although the alliance is yet to complete its hierarchy, in its last meeting, the component parties had informally agreed on Maulana Fazlur Rehman to head the MMA.
MMA sources told reporter that the meeting will be attended by Senator Sirajul Haq, Maulana Fazlur Rehman, Owais Noorani, Hafiz Abdul Karim, Pir Aijaz Hashmi, Liaquat Baloch, Maulana Amjad Khan, Maulana Yousuf Shah, Maulana Abdul Ghafoor Haideri, Dr Farid Paracha and others.
He was speaking at a launching ceremony of a commemorative postage stamp in honour of late Maulana Mufti Mahmood here on Friday.
Those whom entry was banned include; Mohawia Azam Tariq Jhang, Maulana Abdul Aziz Lal Mosque Islamabad, Maulana Rab Nawaz Naib Khateeb Lal Mosque Islamabad, Maulana Mohammad Ahmed Ludhyanwi, SP Jhang, Allama Raja Nasir Abbass Rawalpindi, Chan peer Shah Tofkian Hairpur, Maulana Asif Sayal Cheecha Watni, Allama Manzoor Hussain Sodhara Punjab, Maulana Masood ur Rehman Usmani Rawalpinid, Maulana Khadim Hussain Dhaloon Punjab, Allama Kafayat Hussain Naqwi Muzaffarabad, Maulana Alim Tariq Jhang, Maulana Sarwar Nawaz Jhangwi Punjab, Maulana Atta Mohammad Deshani Battagram, Maulana Shabeer Ahmed Usmani Taxila, Islam ud din Usmani Punjab, Imran Gul Lahore, Maulana Ilyas Ghumman Sargodha, Zulfiqar Shah Haripur, Ameen Shaheedi and Maulana Aurangzeb Farooqi Karachi.
According to official handout, entry of Maulana Muhammad Ahmad Ludhianvi, Maulana Muavia Azam Tariq, Maulana Muhammad Ilyas Ghumman, Maulana Abdul Aziz of Lal Masjid, Maulana Zia Ullah Shah Bukhari, Maulana Syed Sabtain HaiderNaqvi, Maulana Abdul Rauf Yazdani, Maulana Azhar Hussain Haidri, Allama Raja Nasir Abbas, Maulana Asif RazaAlvi, Allama Ali Nasir, Maulana Muhammad Yousaf Rizvi, Maulana Mukhtar Ahmad Qumi, Rana Jamshaid Abbas Tabassum, Javed Iqbal Farooqi, Azhar Hussain Kazmi, Rana Ghulam Safdar, Muhammad Afzal and Maulana Irfan Shah has been prohibited for 60 days under the Maintenance of Public Ordinance 1960.
109 for the year 2015, in pursuant to the provisions of Article 41 of the Judiciary Act of 1986, read with the Article 3 of the National Elections Act of 2008 , for the formation of a tribunal to hear to the appeals against the election results and its revocatopm, under the Articles 81 and 84 of the National Elections Act of 2008, to be chaired by the deputy chief justice, Maulana, Mahjoub Al-Amin, and the membership of the higher court judges, Maulana, Salah Al-Tigani, Maulana, Abbas Ali Babiker, and deputy member judge of the higher Court , maulana, Ambli Babiker.
Maulana Shahid Moyeen Qasmi gave a speech on "Suicide: A futile attempt and its remedies" in the light of Quran and ahadith and Maulana Mudassir Ahmad Qasmi spoke out on "Proposed divorce bill in Maharashtra and Muslim" in detail.
Maulana Abu Bakar Sadiq, Maulana Muhammad Asad Thanwi, Maulana Abdul Jaleel Naqvi, Mufti Muhammad Usman, Nazir Farooqi, Zahoor Alwi, Maulana Mahmoodul Hassan, Maulana Bashir Ahmad, Asad Alam Naqvi, Maulana Naeem Shehzada, Maulana Aneesul Hasnain, Qazi Muhammad Zahoor, Hafiz Ishaq Zafar, Farhat Hussain Shah, Maulana Akhtar Abbas, Syed Izhar Bukhari and other clerics participated in the meeting.
In the British India, Punjab played, its due role to organize ulema on the platform of Jamiatul Ulema-i-Hind (JUH) wherein Maulana Abol Wafa Sanaullah and Maulana Maula Baksh from Amristsar, Maulana Mohammad Ibrahim Sialkoti and Maulana Sayyid Daud Ghaznavi participated as founding fathers.
The chief of proscribed Tehreek-i-Nifaz-i-Shariat-i-Mohammadi, Maulana Sufi Mohammad, was released on January 15 after an imprisonment of over eight years.
PESHAWAR -- A meeting of the executive council JUI-F Khyber Pakhtunkhwa held here with Provincial Ameer, Maulana Gul Naseeb in the chair in Sahibzada House, Sakhakot, district Malakand on Tuesday.