Mufti Faiz-ul-Waheed, translator of Quran into Gojri language, critical

Srinagar/Jammu, May 24: Health condition of renowned Jammu-based Islamic scholar Mufti Faiz-ul-Waheed currently admitted at Acharaya Shri Chander College of Medical Science (ASCOMS) Jammu is grim as hospital authorities said that the patient continues to remain on ‘life-supporting system with multiple organ failure’ since his admission to the health facility on Sunday morning.

When contacted, Medical Superintendent ASCOMS Rajinder Ratan Pal told news agency GNS that there was no significant improvement in the overall status of the patient. “The patient has been continuously on life-supporting system – ventilator – and a team of doctors is closely monitoring his conditions”, the official said adding that “However nothing much can be said as the patient is facing multiple organ failure with no significant improvement has been recorded so far.”

A colleague of the ailing scholar said that ‘Mufti Sahab’ had taken ill nearly a week before and was however taken to the hospital yesterday morning only. “We are being asked that the conditions remain as such as were on his admission to the health facility”, he said adding that “We request everyone to keep Mufti Sahab in his, her sincere prayers.”

Pertinent to mention here that Mufti Faiz-ul-Waheed born in 1966 in Dodhasan Bala in Rajouri district is accredited for being the first Islamic scholar for translating the Islamic Holy Book Quran into Gojri language. The scholar has written several other booklets as well including ‘Siraj-um-Muneera’, ‘Ahkam-e-Mayyat’ and ‘Namaz Kae Masayil Quran-o-Hadees Ki Roshni Mei’.

The acclaimed scholar an authority in Fiqh – Islamic Jurisprudence (Sharia Law) – in the city of Jammu is also patron of an Islamic seminary Madrassa Markaz Maarif Ul Quran in Medina Hill, Bhatindi in Jammu. gns

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