(Last Updated on : 06/08/2012)
Jamiat Ulema E Hind, also known as Jamiat Ulema I Hind, literally meaning Organization of Indian Scholars, was one of the foremost Islamic associations in India during the rule of the British Empire in India
. The organisation was established by Abdul Bari Firangi Mehli, Ahmed Saeed Dehlvi, Qazi Hussain Ahmed and Abdul Mohasim Sajjad in the year 1919. Jamiat Ulema E Hind firmly opposed the formation of Pakistan as a separate Muslim state.
The Jamiat Ulema E Hind had an organizational network that was spread through out the country. The association also published an Urdu daily journal titled Al Jamiyat. At present, the Jamiat Ulema E Hind organisation is divided into 2 distinct factions.
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