Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind, though formally launched in 1919, was an inheritor of a rich legacy dating back to early 18th century when Shah Waliullah of Delhi led a revolution to change the whole system by drawing the attention of people to the depredations of European imperialism, degeneration and corruption among oriental rulers.
Protection of Islamic beliefs, identity, heritage and places of worship.
Securing and safeguarding the civil, religious, cultural and educational rights of Muslims.
Social, educational and religious reform among Muslims. Establishment of institutions for progress and stability in educational, cultural, economic and social affairs of Muslims.