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Indian Islamic Scholar Maulana Wahiduddin Dies at 97 due to COVID-19

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Indian Islamic Scholar Maulana Wahiduddin Dies at 97 due to COVID-19

Padma Vibhushan awardee and renowned Islamic scholar Maulana Wahiduddin Khan has passed away at the age of 97 after testing Covid-19 positive in Delhi.

  • He has penned more than 200 books on several aspects of Islam.
  • He is known for a commentary on the Quran and its translation in English, Hindi, and Urdu.

Islamic Scholar Maulana Wahiduddin Awards

AwardYear
Padma Bhushan2000
Padma Vibhushan2001
Rajiv Gandhi National Sadbhavna Award2009

PM Modi condoles

“Saddened by the passing away of Maulana Wahiduddin Khan. He will be remembered for his insightful knowledge on matters of theology and spirituality. He was also passionate about community service and social empowerment. Condolences to his family and countless well-wishers. RIP,” (PM Modi tweeted).

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