Writer’s bio

M oulana Muhammed lsmail Zabeeh is one of the founding fathers of Pakistan. His whole life is an epitome of total devotion and self less service to the cause of Muslim Ummah and the Pakistan Movement. He was born in 1913 in Gawaliar but was brought up at Kanpur. The Moulana hailed from a well known scholarly family of Hazara.

His father Akhundzada Moulana Ghulam Yahya Hazarvi was a great religious scholar who succeeded Moulana Ashraf Thanvi as head of Jamia llahiyat when the latter left Kanpur and settled at Thana Bhawan at the beginning of the 20th century.