Allama Ala-Ud-Din Siddiqui

Qasim Khan Lahore

Allama Ala-ud-din Siddiqui, was a freedom fighter, religious scholar, and educationalist who took an active part in the creation of Pakistan. He served as General Secretary of Punjab Muslim League in 1946-1947.

He established the Department of Islamic Studies and Punjabi at Punjab University Lahore, the first of its kind in Pakistan. 

As chairman of the Islamic Ideological Council (1964), the curriculum for Islamic studies was formed under his supervision and his lectures were among the first ones broadcast on Radio Pakistan and PTV at the time.

He Passed away in 1977.