Sheikh Syed Shah Jameeluddin of Hyderabad is no more

By Staff Reporter,

Hyderabad: Noted Islamic scholar and spiritual leader from Hyderabad, Maulana Sheikh Syed Shah Jameeluddin Al-Razavi Al-Sharfi Al-Qadiri, Sajjada Nashin of Sharfi Chaman, passed away on Sunday morning in the capital city of Andhra Pradesh. He was 63 and is survived by two sons and two daughters.

He has been ill for past few days and took his last breath in a Hyderabad hospital at the age of 63. His elder brother Dr. Syed Hameeduddin Sharfi led Janaza prayer today afternoon which was attended by thousands of people including Ulema, dignitaries as well as social and political leaders. He has been buried in campus of Dargah Sharfi Chaman.

Maulana Shah Jameeluddin was the founder of Zawiya Al-Qadiryyah Trust that runs several schools for boys & girls, parks and residential homes etc. He was also the spiritual head of Dargah Sharfi Chaman.

Besides, he established several madarsas and headed many others during his lifetime. He also worked for the reformation of system at Khanqah.

He had written several books including 3 books of naat (couplets in the praise of Prophet). He was much interested in holding naatiya programs. He made efforts for spreading Islamic teachings and spiritual training of youths.

Hyderabad MP Asaduddin Owaisi, MLA Ahmad Pasha, head of Jamia Nizamia Maulana Shah Ali Akber, President of Ulema-e-Deccan Maulana Syed Mohammad Qabool and many noted personalities of the city expressed their sorrow on the sad demise of Maulana Jameeluddin.