Holy Quran
Imam Ali (A. S.)
Administrative System
Sharia Principles

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Ali, M. A., & Zaidi, S. Y. Z. (2020). ADMINISTRATIVE SYSTEM UNDER THE CALIPHATE OF IMAM ALI (A.S). Global Journal for Management and Administrative Sciences, 1(1), 43–51.


Whoever has the intention to deny with the virtues of Imam Ali A.S as they were blessed to him by the Almighty Allah. The historians has only unfold the truth of Imam Ali A.S as a brave hero and his act of velour but his qualities and abilities were more than to the boundaries of their wit. Imam Ali A.S under his rule (Caliphate) proved himself as a great administrator and statesman. He has marked his virtues by his abilities and use of knowledge to the ever remaining world. Under this paper an analytical striving has been made to enlighten the world with the virtue of Imam Ali A.S as a great jurist, statesman, administrator, general or commander in chief and governing head of the state. The primary focus of this study limited but not bound to administrative abilities of the great Imam Ali A.S and secondarily, focuses on the imposition of the just system. The study will also uncover the structural roots of the administrative system imposed and the changes made in the preceding systems of the Caliphate (The Rashidun Caliphate) in the best interest of the fulfillment of state prosperity. The paper also discusses the mode of distribution of authorities and checks-in and out according to the Sharia Principles i.e. Holy Quran and Sunnah. The study is kept as qualitative and references from sacred books has been taken to draw inferences in rightful way. As the topic is typical in nature, it is strived to check every reference sharply and then come to any point.


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