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Kalbe Sadiq Posthumously Named For Padma Bhushan
Lucknow/New Delhi, January 25 (TNA) Late Shia scholar Kalbe Sadiq has been posthumously named for the coveted Padma Bhushan award. His name figures in the list of 17 eminent personalities, which was approved by the president Ram Nath Kovind, after a recommendation from the union government on the eve of the Republic Day.
One of the most prominent, software spoken Islamic leaders of Lucknow, he was respected by all sections of the society, he was the vice-chairman of All India Muslim Personal Law Board. He passed away on November 24 last year at the age of 83.
He was known as an Islamic scholar, reformer, educationist and preacher. He was born in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India in a Shia family, The Khawandah-e-Ijtihaad. He had visited several countries for delivering lectures mostly in the Islamic month of Muharram.