Religious scholar Allama Zameer Akhtar Naqvi passes away

By: News Desk      Published: 10:42 AM, 13 Sep, 2020
Religious scholar Allama Zameer Akhtar Naqvi passes away

Renowned religious scholar Allama Syed Zameer Akhtar Naqvi passed away due to a heart attack in Karachi on Sunday, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.

Allama Zameer Akhtar Naqvi suffered a heart attack on Saturday night and he was rushed to Aga Khan Hospital where he breathed his last on Sunday. He was 76.

Close relatives said his body will be shifted to Ancholi Imambargah.

Born on March 24, 1944, in the Indian city of Lucknow, Allama Zameer migrated to Pakistan in 1967 and permanently settled in Karachi. He studied at the Hussainabad School (matric) and Government Jubilee College, Lucknow, India (inter). Allama Zameer received his graduate degree at the Shia College Lucknow.

Allam Zameer was the author of more than 300 books in various fields, including literature, culture, religion, philosophy, logics, journalism, sociology, science, oratory and language. His lectures were based on science, philosophy, history, and computer technology, and sometimes also included more diverse subject matters including flexibility, evaluation, future telling, contemporary issues, and current affairs.

He was the president of Mir Anees Academy and editor-in-chief of quarterly magazine Al-Qalam.