LUCKNOW – Prominent Islamic scholar and Vice President of All India Muslims Personal Law Board Maulana Kalbe Sadiq passed away at late night on Tuesday in Lucknow.
He was considered as great ambassador of Shia-Sunni unity and devoted his life for this cause.
Sadiq, who was born in a Shia family in Lucknow, visited several countries for delivering lectures mostly in the Islamic month of Muharram.
He received his early education from the madrasa, Sultan ul Madaris. He then moved to Aligarh Muslim University from where he was graduated. He pursued his master’s degree in Arabic Literature from there. He got his doctoral degree from the Lucknow University.
He founded the Tauheedul Muslimeen Trust with an aim to give educational assistance and scholarships to the poor students.