TLP chief Khadim Hussain Rizvi died in Lahore at the age of 55. He was suffering from a high fever for a few days.
On Thursday, because of a high fever and shortness of breath, he was shifted to Sheikh Zayed hospital. In the hospital, because of a sudden heart attack, he passed away.
The confusion created when people heard that he is breathing. But then TLP senior told the media that he is declared dead by the medical staff after the complete checkup.
His dead body was shifted to his residence in Lahore. A large number of party leaders and supporters were gathered on Rizvi residency.
On Saturday 21, November the funeral prayer of Khadim Hussain Rizvi will be held on the ground of Minar-e-Pakistan.
From14 November to 16 November, he protests with his followers at the Islamabad Faizabad interchange. The protest was made because of the publication of blasphemous caricatures of Hazrat Muhammad (S.A.W.W.) in France. After the successful dialogues with the government, the party decided to end the sit-in.
Who was Khadim Hussain Rizvi?
Khadim Hussain Rizvi was born on 22 June 1966 in the Attock district of Punjab Pakistan. He left a widow and two sons. He never shares his personal life with anyone.
Khadim Hussain Rizvi known as Hafiz-e-Quran and Sheikh Ul Hadith. He follows Imam Ahmed Raza Khan Barelvi.
Rizvi was on a wheelchair since 2006. He was injured by the accident near Gujranwala, Lahore because his driver fell asleep while driving from Rawalpindi to Lahore.
Khadim Hussain Rizvi known as a blasphemy activist in the religious circle because he considers himself the protector of Khatam-e-Nabuwat.
In 2015, he established a political party known as Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP).
In January 2016, Khadim Hussain Rizvi led the rally in Lahore for the release of Mumtaz Qadri.
After Mumtaz Qadri hanged by the govt, Rizvi along with the Barelvi group led a march to D-chowk in Islamabad. After four days, the founder of JUP, Shah Ahmed Noorani brokered a truce which as a result ends the sit-in.
Khadim Hussain Rizvi also established his party TLYPA and he applied for registration in the election commission of PAKISTAN.
In October 2017, 20 days sit-in was led by the Khadim Hussain Rizvi at Islamabad Faizabad interchange against the change of Khatam-e-Nabuwat oath. The sit-in ended with the signing of the Faizabad agreement brokered by the army.
Death of Khadim Hussain Rizvi
The sudden and unfortunate death of Khadim Hussain Rizvi is a source of great sorrow for the whole nation because everyone has lost a respected religious scholar. He was the true admirer of the Prophet Muhammad (P.B.U.H.).
However, the whole nation praised his admiration for the Holy Prophet and the struggle he made for the respect and honor of Holy Prophet.
Many of political and religious leaders expressed sadness over his sudden death and shows sympathy with the family.
His services for Islam will be remember forever. Pray for his departed soul.