Mufti Khairul Islam – a veteran Islamic leader of Northeast India – died on Thursday in Nagaon. He was also the Aamir-e-Shariat of Northeast India, besides being the Vice-President of the All India Jamiat Ulema. Many people have expressed their grief over his death. His funeral has been scheduled for Thursday at 5:15 pm at Dohgaon.
Former Chief Minister of Assam, Tarun Gogoi, tweeted highlighting the pious nature of the deceased leader. He added that being a person who generously helped the poor and the downtrodden, his death is a great loss for Assam.