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The stalwart and former chief of Jamaat-e-Islami, Syed Munawar Hasan took his last breath at the age of 78 yesterday at a local hospital.
Hasan undergoing treatment at a local hospital where suddenly hhis health condition got worsened and immediately shifted to an intensive care unit.
JI official Twitter handle posted:
‘اِنَّا لِلّٰہِ وَاِنَّآ اِلَیْہِ رَاجِعُوْنَ
سابق امیر جماعت اسلامی پاکستان سید منور حسن
اپنے رب کے حضور پیش ہوگئے pic.twitter.com/Si3TvVgpCx
— Jamaat-e-Islami (@JIPOfficial) June 26, 2020
Former JI Ameer was born in Delhi in August 1941. He moved with his family from Delhi to Lahore after partition and then proceeded towards Karachi where he pursued his both practical and professional career including a vital role in country’s politics.
Munawar started his politics from the National Students Federation (NSF) and went on to become its president in 1959. He joined the Islami Jamiat-e-Talaba organisation in June 1960 and went on to become its president in 1963.
Hasan was the fourth JI chief who headed the party from March 2009 to 2014.