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JAMIYATUL `ULAMA'-I PAKISTAN. The party of Pakistan's Barelwi `ulama' the Jam'iyatul `Ulama'-i Pakistan was formed in Karachi in 1948 at the behest of Mawlanas `Abdulhamid Bada'uni, Sayyid Muhammad Ahmad Qadiri, and `Allamah Ahmad Sa'id Kazimi. After the Jam'iyatul `Ulama'-i Islam, it has been the largest `ulama' party of Pakistan. The Jam`iyat follows the Barelwi school of Islamic thought, also known as the ahl-i sunnat wa jamacat ("people of the custom and community"), a term that reflects the ...more

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