Maulana Abdul Aziz Hyderabadi, a member of Majlis Shura (Governing Council) of Darul Uloom Deoband died today (on 02/04/2011) in Hyderabad.
Maulana Abdul Aziz was a prominent aalim from Hyderabad. He was born in 1935 and educated at Darrul Uloom Deoband and graduated in 1957 under Shaikhul Islam Maulana Hussain Ahmad Madani. He was the President of Majlis Ilmiah Hyderabad which is a known pretigous academic institution.
Maulana Abdul Aziz was selected as member of the Majlis Shura (Governing Council) of Darul Uloom Deoband in 1987. He used to attend the Majlis Shura meeting in Darul Uloom Deoband punctually.
Darul Uloom Deoband held a condolence meeting in Darul Hadith on 02/04/2011 Sat after Zuhr Salah in which Maulana Qamruddin (Professor of Hadith) paid homage to him and mentioned his services.
Mufti Abul Qasim Nomani, the Acting Mohtamim of Darul Uloom Deoband was in his way to Hyderabad to see him. Having arrived Hyderabad, he lead his funeral prayer (janazah) and attended the rites of his burial.
May Allah shower His mercy on Him and grant him Jannat al-Fidaus, Amen!