Bangladesh Khelafat Andolon Amir Maulana Zafarullah Khan died of old age complications in Chattogram on Friday noon. He was 71.
He breathed his last around 12:00pm on the day at Al Jamia Islamia Madrasa in Dampara area where he went to attend an annual gathering of the madrasa on Thursday night.
Khan was the principal of Mashrabul Uloom Madrasa in Keraniganj’s Dianagar in Dhaka.
Earlier, he was a muhaddis of Jamia Nuria Islamia Madrasa in Kamrangirchar established by Maulana Mohammad Ullah Hafezzi for a long time.
Khan was the secretary general of the Bangladesh Khelafat Andolon founded by Maulana Mohammad Ullah Hafezzi for long time.
He was removed from the post of secretary general. Later, he formed a new party and became its Amir.