New head of Darul Uloom appointed
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Last Updated: Monday, January 10, 2011, 21:41
  
Lucknow: Maulana Gulam Mohammad Vastanwi was appointed the head of Darul Uloom, Deoband, a leading Islamic seminary, on Monday.

A meeting of Majlis-e-Shoora chose Mohammad Vastanwi of Gujarat as the Mohatamin (head) of the seminary, Deputy Mohtamin Maulana Khalid Madrasi said.

Prior to his new assignment, Mohammad Vastanwi was a member of the seminary's managing body.

The post fell vacant following the death of Maulana Marghubur Rehman on December eight.

PTI


First Published: Monday, January 10, 2011, 21:41


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