CHATTOGRAM: Ahle Sunnat Wal Jamaat Bangladesh Chairman Allama Kazi Md Nurul Islam Hashemi passed away at a private clinic in the port city early Tuesday.
Allama Hashemi, 92, was admitted to the Chattogram Maa-Shishu O General Hospital with old-age complications including cardiac problem on Saturday last.Later, he was shifted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) where he breathed his last at around 5:00am on Tuesday, said family sources.
His Namaz-e-Janaza was scheduled to be held in the city’s Jalalabad area at 9:00pm.
Hashemi established Battal Ahsanul Ulum Jameya Gawsia Kamil Madrasha and was Sheikh-ul-Hadith of Jameya Ahmadia Sunnia Kamel Madrasha and Panchlaish Wazedia Alia Madrasha.
Deputy Education Minister Mohibul Hasan Chowdhury Nowfel, Chattogram City Corporation Mayor AJM Nasir Uddin, former Minister Abdullah Al Noman, former City Mayors Mahmudul Islam, Mir Md Nasir Uddin, M Manjur Alam and City Awami League President Mahtab Uddin Chowdhury expressed profound shock at the sad demise of this great religious mentor among others.