LAHORE: Renowned Muslim scholar and founder of Tehreek-e-Islami Dr Israr Ahmad passed away on Tuesday nigt in Lahore after a prolonged illness.
His funeral will be held today after Asar prayers.
Dr Israr had spent the last four decades in reviving Quran centered Islamic philosophy and staunchly believed in the establishment of an Islamic political system in the country.
Dr Israr has to his credit over 60 books on different aspects of Islam and religion, nine of which have been translated in English. He was also bestowed with a Sitara-e-eImtiaz in 1981 for his services in the field of religion.
His followers are found all across the world particularly in the sub-continent, Middle East and North America. He also delieverd lectures in a program on an international 24 religious television channel.