Islamic scholar dies at 96
Khan was undergoing treatment for Covid in Delhi since April 12
Islamic scholar Maulana Wahiduddin Khan passed away yesterday at the age of 96. He had recently tested positive for Covid-19. Family sources said he breathed his last at Delhi’’s Apollo Hospital. He was admitted on April 12 due to the coronavirus infection.
In January, the government had announced that Khan would be awarded the Padma Vibhushan, the country’s second-highest
civilian award. He was awarded the Padma Bhushan, the third-highest civilian award, in 2000.