Mr. Abdul Basit Anwar, former Secretary Jamaat-e-Islami Hind and former Ameer Halqua JIH Andhra Pradesh (united) passed away at a hospital in Hyderabad on August 17, following a brief illness. He was 73. While he was conducting a Qur’ān class during the Arkan Ijtima of JIH Hyderabad, he felt some unease and was admitted to hospital on August 16.
He was Zonal President of SIO Andhra Pradesh. During his last days, he was serving the organisation as Patron of Tarbiyatgah, Telangana.
His funeral prayer was offered at Masjid Darus Shifa Hyderabad after Zuhr Prayer and laid to rest at Sultan Shahi Graveyard on August 17.
A large number of Muslims and their leaders including JIH Ameer Syed Sadatullah Husaini, JIH Secretary Muhiuddin Shakir, Ameer Halqua Telangana Dr. Muhammad Khalid Mubashiruz Zafar, Ameer Halqua A.P. Muhammad Rafeeq, President All India Majlis Tameer-e-Millat Ziyauddin Nayyar, Ameer Amarat-e-Millat-e-Islamia Telangana Muhammad Husamuddin Jafar Pasha and others attended Mr. Anwar’s funeral prayer.