Haq Nawaz Jhangvi (Urdu: حق نواز جھنگوی‎, Ḥaq Nawāz Jhangvī; 1952 – 22 February 1990) was a Pakistani Sunni Scholar who founded an organization Sipah-e-Sahaba in the 1980s. Haq Nawaz was born, in 1952 in Chela, a village in the Jhang District of Punjab, Pakistan. He graduated from the Jamia Khair al-Madaris in Multan in 1971. Haq Nawaz joined the Jamiat Ulama-e-Islam and started teaching at a madrasah in Toba Tek Singh in 1972. In 1973 he became the imam and khatib of a Deobandi mosque in mohalla Piplianwala in the city of Jhang Saddar. Before he began focusing his preaching against Shia, he was active in the Khatm-i Nabuwwat movement against Ahmadis and also spoke out against practices of Barelvis

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  • Haq Nawaz Jhangvi (Urdu: حق نواز جھنگوی‎, Ḥaq Nawāz Jhangvī; 1952 – 22 February 1990) was a Pakistani Sunni Scholar who founded an organization Sipah-e-Sahaba in the 1980s. Haq Nawaz was born, in 1952 in Chela, a village in the Jhang District of Punjab, Pakistan. He graduated from the Jamia Khair al-Madaris in Multan in 1971. Haq Nawaz joined the Jamiat Ulama-e-Islam and started teaching at a madrasah in Toba Tek Singh in 1972. In 1973 he became the imam and khatib of a Deobandi mosque in mohalla Piplianwala in the city of Jhang Saddar. Before he began focusing his preaching against Shia, he was active in the Khatm-i Nabuwwat movement against Ahmadis and also spoke out against practices of Barelvis After the 1979 Iranian Revolution, Jhangvi began attacking the Islamic Republic of Iran by accusing it of exporting its revolution. He directed his attacks against Shia beliefs and civilians, as well as against Khomeini, Iran's Supreme Leader. Locally, he targeted the Shah Jewna family and the district administration and became extremely popular among radical Sunnis.Jhangvi also began preaching and became extremely popular among radical Sunnis, who were willing to support him in his cause. He became vocal against local Shias Jhangvi founded Anjuman-i Sipah-i Sahabah in Jhang on 6 September 1985. On 23 February 1990, Jhangvi was killed by alleged Shia militants. Former Sipah-e-Sahaba members Riaz Basra and Akram Lahori formed their own organization in 1996, Lashkar-e-Jhangvi, which was named after Haq Nawaz Jhangvi. (en)
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  • Haq Nawaz Jhangvi (Urdu: حق نواز جھنگوی‎, Ḥaq Nawāz Jhangvī; 1952 – 22 February 1990) was a Pakistani Sunni Scholar who founded an organization Sipah-e-Sahaba in the 1980s. Haq Nawaz was born, in 1952 in Chela, a village in the Jhang District of Punjab, Pakistan. He graduated from the Jamia Khair al-Madaris in Multan in 1971. Haq Nawaz joined the Jamiat Ulama-e-Islam and started teaching at a madrasah in Toba Tek Singh in 1972. In 1973 he became the imam and khatib of a Deobandi mosque in mohalla Piplianwala in the city of Jhang Saddar. Before he began focusing his preaching against Shia, he was active in the Khatm-i Nabuwwat movement against Ahmadis and also spoke out against practices of Barelvis (en)
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