Dr. Ghulam Mustafa Khan, PhD, D.Litt, SI (born in 23rd September 1912 – died in 25th September 2005) was a proposed famous researcher, author, scholar of Urdu literature and linguistics, educationist and spiritual and religious leader belonging to Naqshbandi order of the ritual Sufism. He was believed to be one of most prominent persons of city Hyderabad, in the province of Sindh Pakistan
In the year 1928 he passed 9th grade from the institution of Anjuman Islamia High School, Jabalpur and then went to the renowned institution of Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh for the higher education. He acquired his higher education at the Aligarh Muslim University. He gained LLB and M.A. in Urdu literature and Persian and in the year 1947 done his PhD on Hassan Ghaznavi. In the year 1959 he was granted D.Litt by the institution of Nagpur University, India.
Life and services
He was born in the city of Jabalpur, India on the date of 23 September 1912. During his life, he had served the nation as a lecturer at the institution of King Edward College, Amrawati and after moving to the country Pakistan from India he was appointed in the institution of Urdu College, Karachi. After that in his life he also conducted the responsibilities of head of the department of Urdu in the famous institution of Sindh University. For his academic facilities, he was honored with numerous level of awards such as Presidential award Sitara-i-Imtiaz, Naqoosh award, Iqbal award and Nishan-i-Sipas.
He published great number of Research Papers and great number of books, translations, compilations, ranging over 93. His famous book on “Iqbal & Quran” was granted as the best book ever written on this subject and was bestowed with a gold medal by Idara e Adbiat Pakistan.
Dr Ghulam Mustafa was also popular spiritual and religious leader. His students involve scholars of fame like Moinuddin Aqeel, Ibn-e-Insha, Abul Lais Siddiqui, Jameel Jalibi, Aslam Farrukhi, Farman Fatehpuri, Abul Khair Kashfi and Syed Waqar Ahmed Rizvi etc.
He was the famous author of more than hundred books in the languages of Arabic, Urdu, Persian and English.