Prominent religious scholar of Ahle Hadith school of thought Allama Rana Shamshad Salfi died on Saturday after a brief illness. He was 86.
He is survived by 4 sons and 2 daughters. His funeral prayers would be offered at Narang Mandi on Sunday,
September 25, at 10:00 am. Rana Shamshad Salfi was taken to the Lahore General Hospital a couple
of days ago after he complained of chest problems where he died. He was chairman of Tehrik Tahafuze Qibla Awwal Pakistan.
He was well-known for his religious speeches not only in Pakistan but also in Arab countries.
Personalities from all schools of thought, business community and a number of citizens expressed deep grief over the demise of great
scholar and declared it a big loss to the Muslims.