Mangaluru, February 26: Maulana Hazrat Sheikh Abdul Qadir (88), a renowned scholar and Imam of Shamir Syed Ali Masjid in the city rested in eternal peace at his residence in Kudroli here on Wednesday February 25th.
He had completed his Aleem course under the guidance of the late Hazarat Yousuf Syed Saheb. Post this, he served Shamir mosque in the city for 65 years. He was famed for settling nikah and talak (divorce) related matters.
He had worked as vice president of Darul Uloom Al Maahalif in Karkala and as a trustee of Faizal Islam Madrasa in Shirva. He has also served for various institutions and organizations.
Kavalakatte in Beltangady was his native. Long back, he had shifted his residence to Kudroli in the city.
Funeral will take place Thursday February 26th said family sources. He is survived by five sons and five daughters.