About Shaikh Khalilur Rahman Sajjad Nomani:
Maulana Sajjad Nomani was born in a family that had a rich history of service to the community in particular and mankind in general. His early years were spent under the guidance and care of two of the most distinguished Ulama of the subcontinent – his father Maulana Manzoor Nomani & his father’s close friend Maulana Abul Hasan Ali Nadwi. The illustrious spiritual legacy of these two eminent personalities was the bedrock of his intellectual, academic & spiritual growth.
Maulana Sajjad Nomani received his formal education from renowned Islamic seminaries like Nadwatul Ulama Lucknow and Darul Uloom Deoband. He went to Madinah University, Saudi Arabia to pursue further studies and was awarded a doctorate in the Quranic sciences.
He is known for his interest in interfaith dialogue and has been a special invitee to inter religious conferences within and outside the country. He has successfully conveyed the message of Islam to thousands of non-Muslims through discourses, dialogues, debates and discussions. He has visited several countries such as USA, UK, Canada, South Africa, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Syria, Egypt, Turkey, Jordan, Zambia, Reunion, Bangladesh and Malaysia. He has delivered speeches at many important places such as UNO, University of Leeds (UK), Stamford University (US) and Fatih University (Turkey).
He is the Chief Editor of Alfurqan Monthly, a leading Islamic magazine in Urdu, being published regularly since 1933. He is a keen observer of local and international political developments and has written extensively on crucial political and social issues and believes in gradual social change through continuous peaceful efforts and a pragmatic approach.
He is a senior member of All India Muslim Personal Law Board and All India Millie Council.