According to Baaghi TV, the funeral prayers of Allama Khadim Rizvi have been offered at Minar Pakistan today. People from all over the country came to attend the funeral prayers.
Minar-e-Pakistan Ground and its environs are crowded with people due to which Coronavirus SOPs are not being taken care of. Due to non-compliance with COVID-19 SOPs, TLP workers have been criticized on Twitter. However, TLP activists say that if the rallies of the opposition parties, the Tablighi Ijtema, the election rallies in Gilgit, the rallies of the Prime Minister did not spread the virus, it would not spread even today.
اپوزیشن کا رویہ خطرناک ہے، لوگوں کی زندگی کے ساتھ کھیلنا مذاق نہیں تحریک لبیک نے بھی پورے لاہور کو کرونا کا ٹائم بم بنانے میں کوئ کثر نہیں چھوڑی اور اب پشاور سے ملتان پیپلز پارٹی اور نون لیگ حشر بپا کریں گی۔ https://t.co/lgA4mRldTc
— Ch Fawad Hussain (@fawadchaudhry) November 21, 2020
On the other hand, Federal Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry tweeted on social networking site Twitter that the attitude of the opposition is dangerous. Playing with people’s lives is not a joke, Tehreek-e-Labaik has also spared no effort in making the whole of Lahore a time bomb of Corona and now from Peshawar to Multan, PPP and PML-N will will wreak further havoc.
Along with the body of the deceased Allama Khadim Hussain Rizvi, are thousands of workers. The body is being transported to Minar-e-Pakistan under tight security. There are millions of people in Minar-e-Pakistan ground. Badshahi Mosque is full of participants, there are also citizens on the streets.
*ناموسِ رسالتﷺ کے پہرے دار الوداع*
*دور حاضر کے مجدد شیخ الحدیث والتفسیر امیر المجاہدین قائد عالم اسلام محافظ ختم نبوّت و ناموس رسالت علامہ حافظ خادم حسین رضوی رحمتہ اللہ علیہ کے جسد مبارک کو لانے کے فضائی مناظر* #AllamaKhadimHussainRizvi#TLP pic.twitter.com/8lbql9klXA
— Hamid Raza Ansari (@sadaihaq) November 21, 2020
Security is on high alert in Lahore. The process of checking the entrances and exits of the city has been tightened. According to DIG Operations, more than one thousand police officers and personnel are deployed, 03 SPs, 14 DSPs, 31 SHOs, 116 Upper Subordinates are performing their duties.
Allama Khadim Rizvi emerged on the country’s political scene in 2017, when he gained fame from the Faizabad sit-in in Rawalpindi. During this time, his rhetoric and politics caused a stir in the political chambers. He founded Tehreek-e-Labaik Pakistan (TLP) in 2017. In the 2018 elections, his party surprisingly emerged as the fourth largest party in the country.
He reached the heights of fame with his long sit-in in Islamabad in November 2017, through his unique style of speaking. TLP had staged a sit-in at Faizabad Interchange in Islamabad a few days ago against the publication of blasphemous sketches in France, led by Allama Rizvi. However, after successful negotiations with the government team, the sit-in was called off. During the sit-in, he told the workers, “I have been unwell for five days, but I have come to participate in the sit-in nonetheless.”
Allama Khadim Hussain Rizvi continued to perform the duties of Imam at the Pir Miki Mosque in Lahore under the auspices of the Endowment Department. After Mumtaz Qadri’s execution, he openly criticized the government of the time, which led to his removal by the endowment department. Allama Rizvi was a spiritual follower of Khawaja Muhammad Abdul Wahid alias Haji Pir Sahib Kala Deo, Jhelum in the Naqshbandi chain. The late had been teaching at Jamia Nizamia Rizvia for two decades.
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