Thousands of People offered funeral prayer of Maulana Abdul Raheem Qureshi

, 11:56 PM IST

Thousands of people, including eminent religious and political personalities, offered Namaz-e-Janaza at Mecca Masjid after Asar prayer . He was later buried at ancestral graveyard in Osman Shahi.

 President of All India Muslim Personal Law Board Maulana Rabe Hassani Nadvi has expressed deep condolences on the death of Maulana Qureshi and described it as a huge loss to the Muslim community.

Maulana Abdul Raheem Qureshi passed away in the early hours of Thursday. He was 82.