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Khadim Hussain Rizvi: Funeral prayers to be offered at Minar-e-Pakistan Ground


Arhama AltafWeb Editor

20th Nov, 2020. 12:57 am
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Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) chief Khadim Hussain Rizvi has passed away aged 54.

According to the details, Khadim Rizvi had respiratory issues for some days which led to his illness.

The last rites of the TLP Chief will be offered today (Friday) at the Minar-e-Pakistan Ground, Lahore at 11am.

Leaders of Tehreek-e-Labeek are making arrangements for the funeral prayers of Khadim Rizvi, sources said.

A team of doctors reexamined the leader’s body after his son said he felt a movement in his arm.

Minister for Religious Affairs Pir Noor-ul-Haq Qadri has expressed deep grief over the demise of the TLP leader. In his condolence message, the Minister prayed for the departed soul.

He said the services of Rizvi for Islam will be remembered for a longer period.

On the other hand, Prime Minister Imran Khan has condoled the sad demise of preacher Khadim Rizvi.

Taking to Twitter, the premier wrote, “On the passing of Maulana Khadim Hussain Rizvi my condolences go to his family. Inna lillahi wa inna ilayhi raji’un.”

Moreover, Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa has condoled the demise of Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) chief Khadim Hussain Rizvi.

According to the Inter-Service Public Relations (ISPR), COAS expresses heartfelt condolence on the sad demise of Allama Khadim Hussain Rizvi.

“May Allah Almighty bless the departed soul in eternal peace, Ameen” COAS said.

Who Is TLP Chief Khadim Hussain Rizvi?

Where is he from?

Khadim Hussain Rizvi hails from Attock District, Punjab. Apart from memorizing the Qur’an, he is also a Shaykh-ul-Hadeeth and is fluent in Persian. His two sons have also been involved in various protests. Khadim Hussain was paralyzed in a traffic accident and cannot walk without support.

He was born on June 22, 1966, to Haji Lal Khan in Attock district. He studied Quran memorization and tajweed from the madrassas of Jhelum and Dina, after which he completed his teaching from Jamia Nizamia Rizvia in Lahore There are many different types of cases registered against them. Ejaz Ashrafi said that he did not remember the number of these cases. But he has not been arrested since the movement began. Maybe it’s because of their ‘street power’.

In January 2017, he also staged a rally in Lahore in support of the blasphemy law, which was baton-charged by police. He was arrested and sent to jail and is still on the Punjab government’s Fourth Schedule, which means he has to keep the police informed of his movements. An ISI report says that “Khadim Hussain Rizvi is arrogant in front of his superiors and disrespectful to his subordinates.”

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