VC of Darul Uloom Deoband passes away after prolonged illness

09:17AM Fri 10 Dec, 2010

Muzaffarnagar - Vice-chancellor of leading Islamic seminary Darul Uloom Deoband, Maulana Marghoobur Rahman passed away on Wednesday at his native place Bijnor after prolonged illness.

He was 99 and bedridden for the past several months, sources at seminary said.

His body was brought to Deoband and was to be laid to rest at the Kasmi graveyard of the city.

Rahman was appointed as VC of Darul Uloom in 1982.

source: PTI