Author: Mufti Muhammad Shafi Sahib
Publisher: Zam Zam Publishers, Madrasah Arabia Islamia (February 2009)
Pages: 140 Binding: Paperback
Description from the publisher:
It is based on authentic historical records and originally was written in, the learned author says that there are thousands of books written on this issue but many contain unauthentic narrations, for this reason he was requested to write a brief but concise booklet.
The Late Mufti-e-Azam of Pakistan Mufti Muhammad Shafi born in 1314/1896, graduated in A. H. 1336 at the age of 22 years. He had from the very beginning a natural affinity with Fiqh and Literature. In 1350/1922 he was appointed to the Mufti's post. In 1368/1949 he went away to Pakistan, where, as a member of the Board of Islamic Teachings in the Constituent Assembly, he helped in compiling the Islamic constitution. In 1951 he established a seminary under the name Darul Uloom at Karachi, which is now an important and great center of Islamic learning there.
He is an author of many books on Tafsir, Hadith, Fiqh Numbering almost 200. Mufti Muhamma, during his tenure of office nearly 26,000 fatwas were written.
His son Mufti Taqi Usmani is Perhaps better known now a days