Allama Zameer Akhtar Naqvi; Funeral Prayers at Ancholi Imambargah

Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

13th Sep, 2020. 01:07 pm
Zameer Akhtar Naqvi

The funeral prayers of famed religious scholar Allama Zameer Akhtar Naqvi will be offered today after Magrib at Ancholi Imambargah in Karachi.

According to the details, Allama Syed Zameer Akhtar Naqvi passed away in Karachi after cardiac arrest. He was 76. He was taken to a private hospital on Saturday late night where he took his last breath.

The renowned scholar will be laid to rest at Wadi-e-Hussain graveyard.

Friends, family, and loved ones of the deceased scholar are deeply saddened. Dr. Naqvi was born in the Indian city of Lucknow on March 24, 1944.

In June this year, Allama Talib Jauhari, one of Pakistan’s most well-respected religious scholars passed away in Karachi at the age of 81.

His death was confirmed by his son Riaz Jauhari. He had been hospitalized for a while and was in the ICU. He is said to have been suffering from cardiovascular complications and had been on the ventilator. He is survived by three sons.

His funeral prayers were held at the Ancholi Imambargah Monday afternoon. The renowned scholar was laid to rest in Karachi’s New Rizvia Society.

Allama Talib Jauhari was a poet and orator, who had been awarded the Sitara-e-Imtiaz for his contributions to society. He was known as a philosopher and had written several books. “His book Hadees-e-Karbala is one of the few Maqtal written in Urdu and has been considered as one of the most well-compiled sources to the traditions related to the Event of Karbala,” according to his website.

Allama Talib Jauhari was born in Patna, India on August 27, 1938. His father Maulana Muhammad Mustafa Jauhar was a prominent scholar and an Urdu poet known for his exceptional poetry related to the Household of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), according to details available on his website.

Generations grew up listening to his majlis and he was Pakistan’s most prominent zakir for Sham-e-Ghareeban.

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