Former Ameer-e-Halqua Jamaat-e-Islami Hind Bihar, Qamrul Huda breathed his last at Medanta Hospital, Patna at 3:15 am on December 31. On December 21, he got one of the legs fractured after falling down in his room. He was admitted to hospital where he developed lung infection which he could not survive. He was 87.
Qamrul Huda Qamar was one of the direct disciples of Dr. Syed Ziyaul Huda, then Ameer Halqua of JIH Bihar. He joined the Jamaat in 1980. He was Ameer Halqua for about 17 years, from 1994 to 2011 besides being on JIH Markazi Majlis-e-Numaindagan. He was Organisational Secretary at Halqua and member of Zonal Advisory Council of JIH Bihar till his death.
Mr. Qamrul Huda was B.Com., L.L.B, and was an employee at the Statistics Department of Government of Bihar. After joining JIH, he took VRS to dedicate himself to the cause of Islam and started working at Halqua as full-time worker.
His wife Razia Qamar, who was Zonal Organiser of Ladies Wing JIH Bihar, died in 2010. As she was issueless, she adopted her niece.
JIH President Syed Sadatullah Husaini, in his condolence message, said, “Late Qamrul Huda was one of the oldest and most experienced members. The way he fulfilled his responsibilities and rendered his services to the Jamaat is a bright example for all of us.”
Expressing his deep sense of sorrow and grief, the current Ameer Halqua of Bihar Maulana Rizwan Ahmad Islahi said the demise of Qamrul Huda was his personal loss as the latter had taught him how to work with the Jamaat right from the beginning. “His demise brought a period of the Islamic Movement in Bihar to an end. He had utmost piety and God-consciousness. He followed to the hilt a principled and disciplined life.
JIH Vice President Muhammad Jafar and Secretary Shabbir Alam left for Patna to attend his funeral prayer.
His funeral prayer was led by Ameer Halqua Maulana Rizwan Ahmad Islahi at the Halqua office situated at Tekari Road, Patna at 1:30 pm on December 31. Then he was rushed to his native place Malmal in Madhubani district of Bihar. Another funeral prayer was offered there, following which he was buried at the graveyard near Madrasa Chashma Faiz at about 10 am on January 1, 2023.
Prof. Hala al-Banna, daughter of Hasan al-Banna, Dies at the Age of 76
Prof. Hala Hasan al-Banna, daughter of Founder of Muslim Brotherhood Hasan al-Banna, passed away at a hospital in Istanbul at the age of 76 on December 25. She was a Professor of Paediatrics and Child Health at Al-Azhar Medical University in Egypt and later a consultant at a hospital in Türkiye.
Her funeral prayer was held at Eyüp Sultan Mosque and she was buried in the Mihrişah Sultan Cemetery in Eyüpsutan.
Speaker of the Grand National Assembly of Türkiye Mustafa Şentop, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Science Dissemination Foundation Bilal Erdoğan, Mayor of Eyüpsultan Deniz Köken, Mayor of Esenler Tevfik Göksu, former Rize deputies Şevki Yılmaz, Cevat Akşit and Nurettin Yıldız attended her funeral. Many important personalities from the exile/migrating members of the Muslim Brotherhood were also present.