The 55-year-old Allama Khadim Hussain Rizvi’s was died in Lahore on Thursday night. He leaves behind a wife, two sons, and three daughters. The funeral prayers of Allama Khadim Hussain Rizvi’s offered by his son Allama Hafiz Saad Hussain Rizvi.
The firebrand cleric laid to rest at Rehmat ul Lil Aalameen mosque after the prayers. He was the prayer leader (Imam) at the mosque and had been living there for the last two decades.
The Lahore police have deputed 26 SHOs, 13 DSPs, and thousands of policemen for security purposes. Internet jammers have been put in place too.
Here are some pictures of the funeral.
The vehicles in the nearby areas have been stuck in traffic. The participants have been instructed to park their cars on the Lower Mall Road and then walk towards the Greater Iqbal Park.
Khadim’s body is being brought to the park in an ambulance. TLP supporters have formed a human chain in front of the vehicle and are walking in front of it.
Many of the markets and shops are closed in the city because of the funeral.
The central executive committee of Tehreek Labaik Pakistan (TLP) nominates Allama Hafiz Saad Hussain Rizvi next chief TLP, according to spokes person of TLP . He is the son of Allama Khadim Hussain Rizvi