Well known Zakir, religious scholar, writer and Khatib Allama Zameer Akhtar Naqvi passed away at the age of 76 due to cardiac arrest. Allama Zameer Akhtar Naqvi was shifted to a private hospital in Karachi between the nights of September 12 and 13 due to ill health.
However, the cleric's family confirmed that he died of a heart attack. Allama Zameer Akhtar Naqvi, a member of the Shiite school of thought, was also very popular on social media. He had a unique reputation for telling his speeches, stories and events.
Allama Zameer Akhtar Naqvi was also known as 'Ladden Jeffery' and his statements were well shared on social media. According to the family, the funeral prayers of Allama Zameer Akhtar Naqvi will be offered later today at the Imambargah in Ancholi area of Karachi.
Leading political and social figures, including the Governor and Chief Minister of Sindh, expressed deep sorrow over the demise of the cleric and acknowledged Allama's services. Allama Zameer Akhtar Naqvi was born in Lucknow in 1944 before the formation of United India in Pakistan, which is now the capital of Uttar Pradesh, the largest state in India.
A few years after the formation of Pakistan, Allama Zameer Akhtar Naqvi migrated with his family to Karachi, the capital of Sindh province, where he took up full residence. Allama Zameer Akhtar Naqvi received his primary education from graduation in Lucknow, then moved to Pakistan in 1967 and continued his education in Karachi, Sindh Province.
Allama Zameer Akhtar Naqvi also holds a PhD from Karachi University. He was well versed in science, philosophy, literature, culture, journalism, social issues, Islamic teachings and religious teachings, especially on the Shia school of thought. Allama Zameer Naqvi was also the President of Mir Anis Academy and also the Editor-in-Chief of All Kalam Magazine.
Allama Dr. Syed Zameer Akhtar Naqvi has written 28 books based on history, Urdu ghazal and Karbala, events of Karbala in the mirror of ghazal, the culture of remembrance of Karbala, ghazal similarities, direct ghazal poems, passion and biography. Many religious scholars also expressed deep sorrow over the death of Allama Zameer Akhtar Naqvi and termed his death as a great loss.