Hyderabad: Khaja Shareef Saheb Shaikhul Hadeeth Jamia Nizamia and founder and Secretary Al Maahad uddinia Al-Arabia, Shah Ali Banda passed away while undergoing treatment at Esra Hospital. As soon as the report of his death became public, hundreds of his followers thronged at his residence located at Khilwat Mubarak and consoled the family.
Home minister Mohammed Home Minister Mr Mohammed Mahmood Ali also arrived at his residence and condoled his death.
There is no contemporary Muhaddith hence, his death is an irreparable loss for publication of religious education. However, the work done by Maulana during his lifetime is unparalleled. He was associated with the greatest seminary of Deccan, Jamia Nizamia from 1966.
Maulana’s funeral prayer was offered after Isha at Jamia Nizamia and he was laid to rest at his family graveyard at Dargah Hazrat Syed Sikandar Ali Durvesh, Rangareddy.
Maulana also received Lifetime Achievement award which was presented by Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao.