"… for a long time, he guided the Muslims of whole world. … he told that the welfare and progress of the ummah depends on co-operation and unity … he told that the cause of the backwardness and stagnation of Muslim ummah was its alienation from true faith and practice … Sheikh Abul Hasan was from amongst those top leader who rendered estimable services for the unity of Muslims … Sheikh Abul Hasan Rahmatullah was looked with respect and reverence by the Royalties and Heads of all the Muslim states … only a few months back we bade farewell to some highly revered alims who were the travellers of the same path on which the late Sheikh moved whole of his life, I mean by this the great Muhaddith Sheikh Nasir Albani and great Islamic jurist Sheikh Aziz Bin Baz … May Allah shower His bounties on their departed souls …"
Dr. Abudullah Sahir Al-Abeed
World Muslim League, Mecca Muk.
" … all the Muslims of the world particularly Muslims in India bereft of this great learned personality, do not know where to go, whom to bank upon, as if the sign of Khair-o-Barkat is lost from them and they are without the teacher and the guide of many continuos generations, and have lost the biggest Alim and Daee of the era … may Allahtala … place him amongst the Anbiya, Shuhada and Siddiqeen (Ameen)
Dr. Abdul Quddus Abusaleh
Rabita Adab Islami
Prof. Teachers Training College
"The death of Sheikh Abul Hasan Ali Nadwi is big ordeal for Muslims of the world."
Imam Haram- Sheikh Mohammad bin al-Subail.
"Death of Sheikh Nadwi is a big loss of Islamic world."
" I can not express the shock and grief I felt by the news of the demise of Hazrat Maulana … May Allah elevate his position and give us will to follow his advice. Ameen."
Hazrat Maulana Shah Abrarul Haq Sahib, Damat Barakatuhun
" … Millet Islamia used to get guiding light by his literary and religious insight and by his solicitous guardianship"
Maulana Nizamuddin Sahib,
General Sec. All India MPB
"By the death of Hazrat Maulana … in the country and the Muslim world a vacuum is created which seems difficult to fill …"
Maulana Asad Madni
President Jamiat ul Ulama Hind
"World has lost a lofty personality"
Ghulam Mohammed Banatwala
President A. I. Muslim League
"He gave a new direction to the thinking of all generations of India"
Vice President- Republic of India
"Maulana Ali Mian’s demise is my personal loss" (He had personal relations with Hazrat Maulana and used to take his (Alimian) advise at critical moments)
V P Singh
Ex-Prime Minister of India
"We have not only lost an Islamic thinker but have lost most reverend religious leader of the world."
President-Indian National Congress
"Most learned Alim of Islam made ‘Payam-e-Insaniyat’ his aim of life.’
Chief Minister-Uttar Pradesh
"He practiced what he preached."
Mulayam Singh Yadav.
"A leader who made the world realise the Islamic distinctiveness."
‘The Aakkaz’ daily Saudi Arabia
"with the Twentieth century left its most distinguished son."
"Ali Mian’s departure - the last loss of the century."
Daily Urdu News Jeddah
"Another lamp extinguished and deepens the darkness."
"The defender of the Islamic Assets in India."
"The great personality of the century the Islamic thinker Abul Hasan Ali Nadwi went to his ultimate master."
"The sun of Islamic literature and history went down the horizon."
"The keyholder of the Kaaba is no more."
"An era and a century comes to an end."