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Senior Jamaat leader – Maulana Rafique Ahmed Qasmi passes away

Posted on 06 June 2020 by Admin_markaz

New Delhi: Senior leader of Jamaat-e-Islami Hind, Maulana Rafique Ahmed Qasmi passed away early morning today at the Al Shifa Hospital due to a massive heart attack. He was 75 years old.


Maulana Rafique Ahmed Qasmi belonged to Gonda, Uttar Pradesh. He was Nazim e Ilaqa Bareilly and later became the Ameer e Halaqa of Uttar Pradesh Zone. Later during the tenure of Maulana Sirajul Hassan, he was summoned to Markaz and worked as National Secretary. He was the Secretary Islami Muashera until the last term that ended in March 2019. He was currently a member of the Majlis e Numaindgaan as well as member of the Markazi Majlis e Shoora. He was executive member of the All India Muslim Personal Law Board.


Maulana was a prolific speaker and had excellent relations with the Ulema of other schools of thought as well as the religious leaders of other communities. Allah had blessed Maulana with a commanding personality and he had a very refined sense of humor. The Ameer of Jamaat-e-Islami Hind, Syed Sadatullah Hussaini along with senior Jamaat leaders offered their condolences and prayed to Allah for granting him forgiveness and blessing him with eternal paradise.


Maulana Rafique Qasmi is survived by his wife, four daughters and six sons. His funeral will be held at the Shaheen Baug cemetery today afternoon.

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Jamaat-e-Islami Hind

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