Islamic Elements in Molvi Nazeer Ahmad's Novel “Ibnul Waqt”


  • Kaniz Fatima Scholar Phd of Urdu, Govt. College Women University, Faisalabad. E-mail:
  • Dr. Rukhsana Bibi Assistant Professor / Coordinator Dean Faculty of Humanities and Languages, Govt. College Women University, Faisalabad.


Molvi Nazeer Ahmad, ibnul waqt, Islamic Factor, Islamic culture and civilization, Islamic ideology, Hujjatul Islam


As a novelist, Molvi Nazir Ahmad was a reformist. His novels highlight Islamic civilization and culture. Islamic teachings have been advocated frequently in “ibn-ul-Waqt”. One the one hand, it presents the conflict between western and Islamic civilization, on the other hand, Islamic trends and their universal significance have been propagated through the characters like “Hujjatul Islam” the religions touch is so prominent in Molvi Nazir Ahmad’s novel that it involves the whole atmosphere into Islamic hue. This essay / article is an attempt at analyzing the Islamic trend of his novel Ibn-ul-Waqt.


Azeem Shah, Saddiqi, Urdu Novel Aaghaz-e-Irtiza, Lahore, Bhutto Printing Press, 2019, P.152

Deputy Nazir Ahmad, Ibn ul Waqt, Lahore: Maqbool Academy, 1996, P.64

Suhail Bukhari, Dr., Urdu Novel Nigari, Lahore: Mataba Merry Library, 1949, P.49

Ahsan Farooqi, Dr., Urdu Novel Nigari Ki Tanqeedi Tareekh, Lahore: Urdu Academy, 1969, P.67

Deputy Nazir Ahmad, Ibn ul Waqt, P.70

Ibid, P.90

Ibid, P.113

Ibid, P.113

Naeem Mazhar, Hafiz, Pakistan Urdu Noveloon Mai Islami Fiker ki Akkasi, (Ph.D Maqala Ghair Matbooa, Islamabad: National University of Modern Languages, 2007, P.177



How to Cite

Kaniz Fatima, and Dr. Rukhsana Bibi. “Islamic Elements in Molvi Nazeer Ahmad’s Novel ‘Ibnul Waqt’ ”. Zaban-O-Adab, vol. 15, no. 1, June 2022, pp. 196-01, //