Jammu and Kashmir Innovative Foundation for Transforming Society(JKIFTS) on Monday awarded Raashid Ul Nabi Khan, a Kashmiri scholar with prestigious “Young Scholar Award”.Hailing from Drussu village of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district, Raashid Ul Nabi Khan is a law graduate, besides holds a masters degree in political sciences along with bachelor’s diploma in Education. He is a passionate Teacher, Writer and Daee of Islam.”As a Daee of Islam my research on Kashmiri Society and its social evils had made me realise that I must play an active part in mitigating the crisis. The very idea motivated me to do Dawah especially through Facebook and other social media platforms.
I believe that social media is a good Dawah tool in today’s technology – enriched world, which must be used by all those who have authentic and good knowledge of Islam, as preaching Dawah needs to be authentic and enthusiastic. The basic objective is to inculcate education with Islamic integration and impart skills among people of the world.” Raashid said in an interview with JKIFTS Council Board.He is the author of an upcoming book titled “Social Media: A Powerful Platform For Dawah”. He is a recipient of the Best Teacher Award 2020 from the Institute of Scholars Banglore, India in recognition of his valuable contribution to the academic community and students as a teacher. Besides, he has attended and is being invited to many international conferences. He is actively associated with multiple organizations/institutions including –Jamia Islamia Mahdul Muslimat Srinagar, JKIFTS and Islamic Fraternity of Kashmir.