Kishanganj: Noted Islamic scholar Maulana Mohammed Asrarul Haq Qasmi, who represented Kishanganj in Lok Sabha passed away today, i.e. on Friday, December 7, 2018 at 3:30 am. He suffered from heart attack. Earlier he was quite well. Yesterday evening he attended a programme at Darul Uloom Suffah founded by him at Kishanganj and addressed students and teachers.
Funeral prayer will be offered after Friday prayers at 3 pm at his home town Tarabari in Kishanganj, Bihar.
Maulana Qasmi is survived by 3 sons and 2 daughters.
He studied Fazil (M.A.) from Darul Uloom, Deoband, Uttar Pradesh.
Maulana set up 163 primary educational institutions and also established Milli girls schools in Kishanganj, Bihar which distributed relief material among the victims of Tsunami and flood in Bihar.
He was the secretary Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind, Member of All India Muslim personal law Board, Vice-President of All India Milli Council, President of All India Talimi wa Milli Foundation. He was also the state president of Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind.