Maulana Samiul HaqPakistan

Maulana Samiul Haq Bio, Wiki, Death and Cause, Children, Father, Net Worth, Education, Pakistani

2nd November 2018, Sami-ul-Haq assassinated at his residence in Bahria Town Rawalpindi

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Maulana Samiul Haq Bio

Maulana Sami ul Haq was born on 18th December 1937 and died on 2 November 2018 aged 80. He was a Pakistani religious scholar and Senator. He was a member of the Senate of Pakistan from 1985 to 1991 and again from 1991 to 1997.

Maulana Samiul Haq Personal details

Maulana Samiul Haq Birthday He was born on 18th December 1937 Akora Khattak, British India
Maulana Samiul Haq Died He died on 2nd  November 2018 (aged 80) Rawalpindi, Pakistan
Maulana Samiul Haq Cause of death Assassination
Maulana Samiul Haq Nationality Pakistani
Maulana Samiul Haq Political party Islami Jamhoori Ittehad
JUI-S
Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal
Maulana Samiul Haq Father Maulana Abdul Haq
Maulana Samiul Haq Children Maulana Hamidul Haq (son)
Maulana Samiul Haq Net Worth His Net Worth is not the Public Domain
Maulana Samiul Haq Education Darul Uloom Haqqania
Chairman of Difa-e-Pakistan Council
Incumbent
Assumed office
October 2011- November 2018
2nd Chancellor of Darul Uloom Haqqania
Incumbent
Assumed office
7 September 1988- 2 November 2018
Preceded by Abdul Haq
Pakistan Senator for North-West Frontier Province
In office
March 2003 – March 2009
February 1985 – March 1997
Member of Pakistan Majlis-e-Shoora
In office
1983–1985

Maulana Samiul Haq Early life and Education

Sami ul Haq was born in Akora Khattak, North-West Frontier Province of British India (now Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan). His father was Moulana Abdul Haq. He began his education in 1366 AH (1946 or 1947 CE) at Darul Uloom Haqqania, which was founded by his father. He studied fiqh, usul al-fiqh, Arabic literature, logic, Arabic grammar (sarf and nahw), tafsir, and Hadith. He was well versed in Arabic but also used Urdu, the national language of Pakistan, and the regional language of Pashto.

Haq stated that the US Ambassador to Pakistan, Richard G. Olson visited him in July 2013 to discuss the situation of the region. Haq openly promoted the Taliban re-take of Afghanistan. He stated: “Give them just one year and they will make the whole of Afghanistan happy… The whole of Afghanistan will be with them … Once the Americans leave, all of this will happen within a year… As long as they are there, Afghans will have to fight for their freedom,” Haq said. “It’s a war for freedom. It will not stop until outsiders leave.”

Maulana Samiul Haq Career

Sami-ul-Haq was viewed as the “Father of the Taliban” because of the relationship between a student (Talib) and Teacher is a relationship of Father and Child, and had close ties to Taliban leader Mullah Mohammed Omar. Sami ul Haq was the chancellor of Darul Uloom Haqqania, a Deobandi Islamic seminary which is the alma mater of many prominent Taliban members. Haq served as chairman of the Difa-e-Pakistan Council and was the leader of his own faction of the Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam political party, known as JUI-S. Sami ul-Haq was also a founding member of Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal.

He had also served as a member of the Senate of Pakistan. He formed Mutahida Deeni Mahaz (United Religious Front), an alliance of relatively small religio-political parties, to participate in Pakistani general election, 2013. On 25 March 2013, he unveiled the electoral manifesto of the front, pledging that all high offices of the state, including the president, prime minister, chief justice and chiefs of armed forces, will be held only by Sunni Muslim men. It also talked of abolishing coeducation and training all adult Muslims for jihad.

Maulana Samiul Haq Fatwa

On 9th December 2013, in the backdrop of Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan calling polio-vaccination un-Islamic and forcing people to quit vaccinating their children, Maulana Sami ul Haq issued a fatwa in favour of polio vaccination, The fatwa says “vaccination against deadly diseases is helpful in their prevention according to research conducted by renowned medical specialists. It adds that the vaccines used against these diseases are in no way harmful”.

Maulana Samiul Haq Death and Cause

On 2nd November 2018, Sami-ul-Haq was assassinated at his residence in Bahria Town Rawalpindi. He was stabbed multiple times.  Maulana Hamidul Haq (Sami-ul-Haq’s son) said his father was stabbed to death while he was resting in his room.

“His driver Haqqani had gone out. On his return, he saw that Maulana Sami was lying in his bed in a pool of blood,” Hamid said.

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