Former Ameer of Jamaat-e-Islami Syed Munawar Hassan has passed away.
Syed Munawar Hassan was ill for a long time and was undergoing treatment at a local hospital.
Munawar Hassan was born in Delhi in August 1941 and migrated with his family in 1947, first from Delhi to Lahore and then from Lahore to Karachi.
Munawar Hassan started student politics on the platform of the National Students Federation and was also the President of the National Students Federation in 1959.
Syed Munawar Hassan joined the Jamiat-e-Islami students in June 1960 and in 1963 became the Nazim of the Jamiat-e-Islami students in Karachi.