Muslim Mirror Nerwork
Lucknow, Nov 24 : Renowned Islamic scholar Maulana Kalbe Sadiq has passed to heavenly abode. He breathed last at 10 pm at ERAS Medical College, Lucknow Tuesday .
He was a great ambassador of Shia-Sunni unity and dedicated his life for this cause.
He was also president of All India Muslim Personal Law Board .
Maulana Kalbe Sadiq was great international Islamic scholar , reformer, educationist and preacher. He was born in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, in a Shia family on 22 June 1939 . He visited several countries for delivering lectures mostly in the Islamic month of Muharram.
His father Kalbe Hussain was also an Islamic scholar and orator and his brother Kalbe Abid was also an Islamic scholar. He is the uncle of Shia Scholar Kalbe Jawad. He received his early education from the madrasa, Sultan ul Madaris. He then moved to Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh where he obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree. He later went on to pursue his master’s degree in Arabic Literature from the same University. He got his doctoral degree from the Lucknow University.
He founded the Tauheedul Muslimeen Trust on 18 April 1984 with an aim to give educational assistance and scholarships to needy and poor students. The educational, charitable and constructive projects running under his supervision include :
Tauheedul Muslimeen Trust, Lucknow
Unity College, Lucknow
Unity Mission School, Lucknow
Unity Industrial Training Center, Lucknow
Unity Public School, Allahabad
U. College, Aligarh
Unity Computer Centre, Lucknow
Unity Free Education Programmes in Lucknow, Jaunpur, Jalalpur, Allahabad, Barabanki, Moradabad and Aligarh etc.
Hiza Charitable Hospital, Lucknow
M.T Medical Centre, Shikarpur, U.P.
M.T’s Widow’s Pension Scheme
M.T’s Orphan’s Educational Sponsorship Scheme
Reconstruction and expansion of the famed Imam Bargah of Ghufran Maab, Lucknow
Reconstruction and renovation of the tomb of prominent Urdu elegy writer and Marsia Khwan Hazrat Meer Anees, Lucknow
He was also the President of The Era’s Medical College & Hospital Lucknow and the general secretary of All India Shia Conference besides being a member of Anjuman-e-Wazifiya-e-Sadat-o-Momineen.