Eminent Islamic Scholar, Ideologue and Islamic Economist, Dr.
Fazlurrahman Faridi expired July 25 in the
morning here in Algarh. He was 79.
Namaz-e-Janaza and the funeral will
be held on 26th July 2011 at
8:30 AM at Aligarh.
Dr Faridi, who authored several books on Islamic Economics, was
the Editor of Urdu monthly Zindagi-e-Nau and Member of
Central Advisory Committee of Jamaat-e-Islami Hind.
Dr. Faridi was Director of Research and Study centre in Aligarh
besides being on board of many trusts and organisations.
He was born on 2nd April 1932 in Machli Shahar, Jaunpur, Uttar
Pradesh. He got Primary Education, high school and intermediate
from Jaunpur. He learnt Arabic and Islamiat from Rampur. He did
Masters in Economics and Ph.D. from Aligarh Muslim University. He
retired as Professor of Economics after a long career in research
and teaching in India and abroad.