Prof. Akhtarul Wasey, Padma Shri is Commissioner for Linguistic Minorities in India. He is former Dean, Faculty of Humanities and Languages, Head Department of Islamic Studies and the Honorary Director, Zakir Husain Institute of Islamic Studies at JamiaMiliaIslamia, New Delhi. He was also the editor of four scholarly journals published by the same Institute. Prof. Wasey has travelled widely and his writings are translated into Arabic, Persian and French languages.
Abdur Raheem Kidwaiis Professor of English and Director, UGC Human Resource Development Centre at Aligarh Muslim University is the author of several books on Islam and the Quran, including What is in the Quran? andTranslating the Untranslatable: A Critical Study of 60 English Translations of the Quran.