Munawar Hasan was born in Delhi in August 1941. He was the Former Jamaat-e-Islami Ameer Syed.
Munawar Hasan was also respected by his counterparts in politics and regarded with respect by his opponents.
He was the fourth JI chief who led the party from March 2009 to 2014.
According to the report received, Munawar Hasan had been admitted to a local hospital where he had been shifted to an intensive care unit after his condition deteriorated.
He passed away at the age of 78 on Friday at a local hospital where he was undergoing treatment for the past few weeks.
After his death, JI leaders and workers arrived at the hospital where he had breathed his last. No announcement has been made regarding his funeral prayers so far.
Former JI Ameer Munawar Hasan has passed away. May Allah rest his soul in peace. pic.twitter.com/NVHBmpZaf2
— Hamid Khan (@Hamidkh92) June 26, 2020