Religious scholar Allama Syed Zameer Akhtar Naqvi passes away

Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

13th Sep, 2020. 10:23 am
Allama Zameer Akhtar Naqvi's Soyyum held in Ancholi, Karachi

Renowned religious scholar Allama Syed Zameer Akhtar Naqvi passes away in Karachi due to heart attack on Sunday morning.

According to sources, Allama Zameer Akhtar Naqvi was shifted to Aga Khan Hospital last night.

The body of the deceased will be shifted to Ancholi Imambargah today where his funeral prayers will be held.

Allama Naqvi was born on March 24, 1944 in India’s Lucknow.

He authored over 300 books in various fields, including literature, culture, religion, philosophy, logic, journalism, sociology, science, oratory, and language. He was also known for lectures he gave on topics such as science, philosophy and history.

He was the president of the Mir Anees Academy and editor-in-chief of quarterly magazine Al-Qalam.

Governor Sindh Imran Ismail has expressed his condolences over the death of the noted scholar. He has prayed for his soul. “I pray that his family gets peace,” he said.

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