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Allama Aga Syed Baqir honoured with Shaheed Mutahari Award

Posted by Kashmir Portal on June 10, 2009

Rising Kashmir News
Srinagar, June 6: Allama Aga Syed Baqir Almosvi Kashmiri (Budgam), an illustrious son of Kashmir and an indisputable spiritual leader, who enjoys a great fame and reputation all over the prestigious theological institutions of Iraq, Iran and the sub-continent as a recluse with genuine and prominent scholarship, a theologian, reformer, orator, literati, historian, critic, researcher, jurisprudent and also an eloquent poet of Arabic, Persian, and Kashmiri, has been conferred Shaheed Mutahari Award by the Ministry of Culture of Islamic Republic of Iran through the Iranian Cultural House, New Delhi.

The conferment of the award was in recognition of his versatile scholarship and diverse creative activities dedicated to propagatory and reformatory endeavours towards the furtherance of Islamic culture. The Cultural Councellor, His Excellency Dr Karim Najafi himself paid a call on the honouree to present the citation.
The Shaheed Mutahari Award is meant to be conferred on the celebrated intellectuals who by virtue of their contribution seek to strengthen the centuries old Indo-Iranian cultural and spiritual relations particularly those whose works would have been acclaimed not throughout India only but abroad also.

Besides being regarded as the real successor of his great grandfather Ayatullah-ul- Uzma Aga Syed Mehdi Al-Mosvi Al-Safvi Al-Najafi (the only jurisprudent and revivalist of the shariah in Kashmir who lived in 18th century AD) the conferee’s scholarly achievements have been appreciated as the potent harbinger of the reawakening and the unity of Ummah. His significant writings have ever won him a wide kudos of international intelligentia and the higher Seminaries of Iraq, Iraq outside India.

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