Dr Shariq Nisar is the architect of India’s Shariah Index teaches Islamic Banking and Finance at Aligarh Muslim University, BS Abdur Rahman University, Chennai, Al-Jamia Al Islamiya, Kerala and at many other institutes and Madarsas in the country.
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