Srinagar: Thousands of people on Friday attended the funeral prayers of renowned educationist and prominent Islamic scholar Maulana Noor Ahmad Trali in Tral area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district.
Maulana passed away on Thursday night after a brief illness, and his funeral was held on Friday in the premises of Madrasa Taleem-ul-Islam in Tral.
The funeral prayers were offered by Maulana Rehmatullah Qasmi of Darul Uloom Qasmia Bandipora.
Before the funeral prayers, Maulana Qasmi highlighted the contribution of the departed soul in the field of religion and education and termed him a noble soul who always worked for the upliftment of society and had taken a pledge to spread the light of education.
Maulana Noor Ahmad Trali dedicated his entire life serving the cause of justice. He was a great religious scholar in addition to being an inspiration for social and educational development and philanthropy.
Maulana Trali was the patron of many religious schools and Darul Ulooms. He used to run Madrasa Taleem-ul-Islam, Darul Uloom Noor-ul-Islam and Oriental College.
The seminary Madrasa Taleem-ul-Islam in Tral was founded by his father in 1942.
People from religious, social and political fields expressed grief over the demise of Maulana Trali.
Several Hurriyat leaders including Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, Agha Syed Hassan Al-Moosvi Al-Safvi, Mukhtar Ahmad Waza, Syed Aijaz Rehmani, Engineer Mirza Mushtaq Shah and others expressed profound grief and sorrow over the demise of Maulana Trali.
Jammu and Kashmir Mutahida Majlis-e-Ulema (MMU) has expressed deep grief and sorrow over the demise of one of its leaders and renowned religious scholars. The MMU paid rich tribute to the deceased for his religious, educational and social reform services in Tral and its adjacent areas.
Noor Ahmad Trali was not only an experienced and ideological scholar but also among the founding members of the Mutahida Majlis-e-Ulema, the MMU said in a statement.
The deceased used to participate in the meetings of the MMU and has many a time offered his valuable suggestions regarding the issues concerning the nation and millat (Muslim community), the statement said.
The MMU chairman namaste, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, while paying rich tribute to Maulana Trali termed his demise as a religious and educational loss. He hailed the deceased for his unflinching and selfless services in Tral which include the establishment of Dar-ul-Uloom and Dar-ul-Banaat and consequently spreading of his mission through these institutions.
The Majlis-e-Ulema, on behalf of all its members, expressed condolence and solidarity with the bereaved family of Maulana Trali and prayed for highest standards in Jannah for the deceased. (KNT)