18 January 2024, Thu, 11:10

Panchagarh district’s veteran Jamaat leader Maulana Abdul Khaleq dies; Acting Ameer condoles

-Professor Mujibur Rahman

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s central Majlish-e-Shura member, Rangpur-Dinajpur region’s team member, Panchagarh district’s former Ameer and former Panchagarh Sadar Upazila chairman Maulana Abdul Khaleq died at a private clinic in Dhaka on 17th January night at the age of 65. Innalillahi wa Inna Ilaihi Rajiun. It should be mentioned that, he became injured in a road accident on last 12th December and since then, he has been undergoing treatment. He has left his wife, two sons, one daughter and many other relatives.

Namaj-e-Janaja held:

The first namaj-e-Janaja of Maulana Abdul Khaleq was held at 3 pm at the Panchagarh’s district’s Barrister Zamir Uddin Sircar degree college ground. Jamaat-e-Islami’s Assistant Secretary General and Rangpur-Dinajpur region’s coordinator Maulana Abdul Halim led the prayer. Before the Janaja, addressing the gatherings, Maulana Abdul Halim said, late Maulana Abdul Khaleq was highly dedicated to the organization. His death caused a vacuum which cannot be fulfilled easily. Jamaat Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman would come here if he is not imprisoned. I came here on behalf of the organization as per the directions of Acting Ameer Professor Mujibur Rahman. Maulana Abdul Khaleq has preached the message of Islam and worked hard to establish Islam throughout his life. We should make an oath to continue his activities. May Allah forgive his sins and allow him to enter in paradise. May Allah give patience to his family to bear this shock.

Jamaat’s central Majlish-e-Shura member and Panchagarh district Ameer Iqbal Hossain presided over the event which was hosted by district Jamaat’s working committee member and Kamat Kazoldighi union chairman Tofayel Prodhan. Jamaat’s central working committee member Professor Mahbubur Rahman Belal, Nilphamari district Ameer Md. Abdur Rashid, Thakurgaon district Ameer Maulana Abdul Hakim, Dinajpur north organizational district Ameer Anisur Rahman, Rangpur city Ameer ATM Azam Khan, Rangpur district Ameer Professor Golam Rabbani, Gaibandha district Ameer Abdul Karim, Kurigram district Ameer Maulana Abdul Matin Faruqee, Lalmonirhat district Ameer Ataur Rahman and Dinajpur south organizational district’s Nayeb-e-Ameer Dr. Muhaddith Enamul Haq were present on the occasion.

Following his second Janaja at his native village Dagorbari, he was buried in the family graveyard. Later, Maulana Abdul Halim talked to his wife and district Jamaat’s female wing secretary and his sons, daughter and other relatives.

Message of condolence

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Acting Ameer and former lawmaker Professor Mujibur Rahman has issued the following message of condolence on 18th January, 2024 at the death of Maulana Abdul Khaleq.

“We have lost a dedicated soul at the demise of Maulana Abdul Khaleq. The residents of Panchagarh also lost their beloved guardian. He has discharged duty as the district Ameer for 26 years. He has played a key role to make Panchagarh as the stronghold of the Islamic movement. As the Sadar Upazila chairman, he also served the humanity massively. Till his last breath, he was active in performing organizational activities. I am expressing deep shock at his death.

May Allah bless him, forgive him and expand his graveyard. May Allah forgive his sins and turn into pieties. May Allah make his eternal journey easy and comfortable. May Allah bless him with Jannah and enable his mournful family and relatives to tolerate this shock.