Hazrat Maulana Qari Mohammad Taiyab (Rahamatullah
Aley) belonged to Nanotavi family. He had tremendous ability to take people belonging to
various schools of Islamic jurisprudence, classes and organisations along. He ably
accomplished the task of uniting diverse sections of Muslim society. His moderate,
sympathetic and balanced personality provided an axis of convergence to disparate people
and groups. He was unanimously elected as the first President of the All India Muslim
Personal Law Board. He continued to lead the biggest platform of Indian Muslim community-
the All India Muslim Personal Law Board till his death. During his presidency the Board
accomplished many important tasks and achieved many milestones.
Besides being the President of the Board, Hazrat Maulana Qari Mohammad
Taiyab (Rahamatullah Aley) also remained Muhtamim of Asia's biggest Islamic institution of
learning the Darul Uloom, Deoband for 58 years. During this period Darul Uloom, Deoband
progressed in leaps and bounds in every sense of the word. It acquired a formidable
reputation throughout the world in the field of Islamic learning. He relentlessly pursued
the course of academic excellence and kept the Darul Uloom away from every other activity.
Darul Uloom, Deoband celebrated its centenary celebrations during his period.
He possessed extraordinary skills preaching and lectures. His sermons
and lectures affected change of hearts in the millions of people. His lectures and sermons
were full of wisdom.
He was also a prolific writer. He authored around 100 books. He was
embodiment of the values he preached and stood for. He was popular in all sections of
Muslim society because of his moderate and balance approach.