India Veteran Muslim leader Professor KA Siddique Hassan passes away

Veteran Muslim leader Professor KA Siddique Hassan passes away

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Prominent Islamic scholar from Kerala and former national vice president of Jamaat-e-islami Hind, Professor K .A. Siddique Hassan passed away on Tuesday. He was 76.

Hassan worked as a professor in various colleges in Kerala including University College Thiruvananthapuram and Maharaja’s College, Ernakulam. He also served as the President of Jamaat-e-Islami Hind, Kerala, from 1990 to 2005.

Hasaan was one of the founders of Madhyamam Daily, a Malayalam newspaper. Madhyamam is India’s first international newspaper and was founded in 1987 by the Ideal Publications Trust. Hassan was the founder general secretary of Ideal Publications Trust.

Siddique Hassan, the chief architect of Vision 2016, was honoured with many awards including Imam Haddad Excellence Award, Islamic Online Star of 2010 by Islam Online and Ebrahim Sulaiman Sait Foundation Award.

Vision 2016 was a flagship project of Human Welfare Foundation (HWF). Hassan was the founder general secretary of HWF which is a public charitable trust working for the socioeconomic development of the largest minority in India, Muslims.

He is survived by wife VK Zubaida, sons Faslurrahman, Sharafuddeen and daughter Sabira.

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