Patna: Hazrat Maulana Syed Nizamuddin, the renowned Islamic Scholar and the General Secretary of All India Muslim Personal Law Board has passed away this evening . He was 89. Maulana was also Amir e Shariyat of Imarate Sharia , Bihar, Jharkhand and Odisha.
Maulana was ill for a long time. His namaze janaza will be offered on Sunday after Zohar prayer in Phulwari Sharif, Patna.
Maulana Syed Nizamuddin was from an educated family. He received his primary educationat the hands of his father at home. Afterwards he was admitted at Madarsa Imdadia, Darbhangafor one year in 1941. In 1942 he was sent to Darul Uloom, Deoband for higher education. He studied Hadith there up to 1947.
After completion of education, he adopted teaching and joinedMadarasa Riyazul Uloom, Sathi District Champaran as its Principal and remained there for 12 yearsfrom 1949 to 1962. He joined Madarsa Rasheedul Uloom at Chatra as its Principal and remained there for two years from 1963-1964.
He was identified and chosen by Hazrat Ameer Shariat Maulana Syed Shah Minnatullah Rahmani for the work at Imarat-e-Shariah. Therefore, he joined the Imarat-e-Shariahin 1965 as its Nazim (Administrator).
In 1991 he was unanimously elected as the General Secretary of the All India Muslim Personal Law Board after death of Maulana Syed Shah Minnatullah Rahmani . He was ably performing these duties till date.He was elected as Ameer Shariat, Imarat-e-Shariah, Bihar-Orissa and Jharkhand in the year 1998after death of Hazrat Maulana Abdul Rahman.
Hazrat Maulana Syed Nizamuddin took oath of allegiance to Shaikhul Hind Hazrat Maulana HussainAhmad Madani. He is Shaikhul Hind’s disciple as well. He was member of the Majlis-e-Shoora of Darul Uloom, Deoband, and Majlis-e-Muntzama, Darul Uloom Nadwatul Ulema,Lucknow.