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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.]
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(in Pakistan, India, etc) a title used for a scholar of Persian and Arabic
[Urdu, from Arabic mawlānā]
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Those who have been prohibited to enter the distract are: Maulana Ahmed Ludhianvi, Maulana Muavia Azam Tariq, Maulana Ilyas Ghumman, Maulana Abdul Aziz, Maulana Ziaullah Shah Bukhari, Maulana Sibtain Shah Naqvi, Maulana Abdur Rauf Yazdani, Allama Raja Nasir Abbas, Zakir Asif Raza Alvi, Zakir Hussain Dhakku, Maulana Yousuf Rizvi and Maulana Irfan Shah.
Maulana Muhammad Hussain Dhakoo, Maulana Sajid Naqvi, Syed Muhamamd
Meeting was attended by Head of Motahida Ulema Board Maulana Tahir Ashrafi, Hafiz Fazul Rehman Ashrafi, Maulana Dr.
Among those Ulema/Zakirs whose entry has been banned include: Maulana Muhammad Hussain Dhakoo, Maulana Sajid Naqvi, Syed Muhamamd Taqi, Maulana Ghazanfar Abbas Tonsvi, Maulana Manzoor Hussain Sonedra, Maulana Iftikhar Hussain Naqvi, Allama Arif Wahdi, Maulana Ghulfam Hashmi, Muhammad Fazal Abbas, Hamid Raza Sultani, Skhawat Yazdni, Syed Safdar Raza Bukhari, Maulana Ilyas Ghumman, Maulana Bashir Akasha, Maulana Asif Muavia, Ziaul Haq Baadiavli, Abdul Ghafoor Haqani, Maulana Alam Tariq, Mst.
There is one minister who apparently believes that singling out or separating Maulana Fazlur Rehman from the vile clutches of the PML-N and PPP is easier than trying to convince the Sharifs and Zardaris of this world that the JUI-F maulana was bad for their health.
The PUC delegation was led by Hafiz Muhammad Tahir Mehmood Ashrafi with Maulana Nauman Hashir, Maulana Tahir Aqeel Awan, Maulana Asadullah Farooq, Maulana Aseedur Rehman, Maulana Qasim Qasmi, Maulana Abubakar Sabri, Maulana Afzal Shah Husseini, Maulana Dawood, Maulana Abid Israr, and Maulana Abdul Hadi in attendance.
QUETTA -- MNA and Provisional Ameer of Jamiat Ulma e Islam (F) Maulana Abdul Wasay has said that million march towards Islamabad will begin at 28 July.
ISLAMABAD -- The Chief of Balochistan National Party (BNP), the coalition partner of the government, Sardar Muhammad Akhtar Jan Mengal held meeting with Chief of Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam Fazl (JUI-F) Maulana Fazlur Rehman and he will participate in All Parties Conference (APC) of the opposition as important matters have been settled with Maulana Fazlur Rehman.
Leadership of the PUC and Wafaq ul Masajid Pakistan led Friday Congregations in their respective areas including Maulana Abdul Karim Nadeem in Rahim Yar Khan, Allama Abdul Haq Mujahid in Multan, Maulana Abdul Hameed Watto in Qila Dedar Singh, Qazi Matiullah Saeedi in Gujrat, Maulana AsadUllah Farooq in Lahore, Maulana Asad Zikriya in Karachi, Maulana Haq Nawaz Khalid in Faisalabad, Maulana Nauman Hashir in Rawalpindi, Maulana Abu Bakar Sabri in Islamabad, Maulana Khurshid Naumani in Bahawalnagar, Maulana Abdul Washed in Narowal, Sahibzada Tahirul Hassan in Faisalabad, Maulana Shakeel Qasmi in Okara, Maulana Kalimullah in Nankana, Maulana Abdul Ghaffar in Lodhran and Maulana Azam Farooq in Karachi.
NOWSHERA -- Jamiat Ulema Islam-Sami (JUI-S) chief Maulana Samiul Haq on Saturday was laid to rest at the Darul Uloom Haqqania next to this father.
PESHAWAR -- Maulana Hamidul Haq, son of assassinated Jamiat Ulema Islam-Sami (JUI-S) chief Maulana Samiul Haq was named as acting chief of the party on Sunday.
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.