Srinagar: Renowned Islamic Scholar Maulana Wahiduddin Khan passed away on Wednesday evening in New Delhi’s Apollo hospital. He was 96.
Khan was hospitalized following coronavirus infection and after battling for 10 days he left for heavenly abode.
An author of over over 200 books on Islam and also lead the monthly magazine Al-Risala. He also established the Centre for Peace and Spirituality to promote interfaith dialogue.
Khan was awarded Padma Bhushan in 2000, and Padma Vibhushan this year.