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Noted Islamic scholar Maulana Wahiduddin Khan passes away; President, PM express grief

Noted Islamic scholar Maulana Wahiduddin Khan has passed away. He was 96.

He breathed his last at a private hospital in Delhi on Wednesday.

President Ram Nath Kovind has expressed grief over the demise of renowned Islamic scholar Maulana Wahiduddin Khan.

In a tweet today, the President said, a recipient of Padma Vibhushan, Maulana Wahiduddin made significant contributions to peace, harmony and reforms in the society.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed condolences over the passing away of Maulana Wahiduddin Khan.

Mr Modi said, he will be remembered for his insightful knowledge on matters of theology and spirituality.

The Prime Minister added that Maulana Wahiduddin Khan was also passionate about community service and social empowerment.

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