Lucknow: Maulana Kalbe Sadiq, vice-president of All India Muslim Personal Law Board and well-known Shia clerics, died at the age of 81. He died in a hospital in Lucknow late on Tuesday night. Maulana Sadiq’s son Kalbe Sibtain Noori said that his father breathed his last at around 10 pm at Era Hospital in Lucknow.
Maulana Sadiq, suffering from cancer, severe pneumonia and infection, was hospitalized for the last one and a half months. He was admitted to the ICU of the hospital last Tuesday due to deteriorating health. Since then, his condition has not recovered at all. According to the medical bulletin issued by the hospital, his condition had worsened on Tuesday and he died late at night. Maulana Kalbe Sadiq was known for his liberal image throughout the world.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has expressed deep condolences on the demise of Dharma Guru Maulana Kalbe Sadiq. Wishing peace to the departed soul, he has expressed condolences to the bereaved family.