Pir Hameeduddin Sialvi passes away

By: News Desk      Published: 11:03 PM, 17 Sep, 2020
Pir Hameeduddin Sialvi passes away

Sajjadah Nasheen of Sial Sharif shrine Pir Hameeduddin Sialvi passed away on Thursday, said family sources. He was 84.

Pir Hameeduddin Sialvi was shifted to a private hospital in Sargodha after his condition worsened but he could not recover and breathed his last on Thursday night, confirmed doctors.

His family belongs to Barelvi movement. He was a member of Senate of Pakistan from March 1988 to March 1991 and again from March 1991 to March 1994.

Sialvi was born in 1936 to a religious family of Sial Sharif and received his early education from Darul-Uloom-Zia-Shamsul-Islam. Later, he started preaching and teaching at Darul-Uloom-Deenia, which he continued for the next two decades.