Shah Ahmad Shafi

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Shah Ahmad Shafi (Bengali: শাহ আহমদ শফী) (1916 – 18 September 2020) was a Bangladeshi educator. He was the chief of Hefajat-e-Islam Bangladesh. He was rector of Al-Jamiatul Ahlia Darul Ulum Moinul Islam Hathazari from 1986 until his death and also the chairman of Bangladesh Qawmi Madrasah Education Board.[1][2][3] He was born in Rangunia, Chittagong.[4][5]

Shafi died on 18 September 2020 from a heart attack caused by diabetes in Dhaka, aged 104.[6]

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  1. "Kawmi madrasa leaders to help govt fight militancy". The Daily Star. 19 April 2009.
  2. "Unknown Islamist group flexes its muscles in Ctg". The Daily Star (Bangladesh). 25 February 2010. Retrieved 3 May 2013.
  3. "৩০ জন আহত, গ্রেপ্তার ৩৯, আট ঘণ্টা সড়ক অবরোধ চট্টগ্রামে হেফাজতে ইসলামের কর্মীদের সঙ্গে পুলিশের সংঘর্ষ (Hefajat-e-Islam clash with police at Chittagong, 30 injured and 39 arrested, road blocked for 8 hours)". Prothom Alo. 25 February 2010. Archived from the original on 4 July 2012. Retrieved 3 May 2013.
  4. [1] Archived 2013-11-03 at the Wayback Machine
  5. Khalidi, Toufique Imrose (6 May 2013). "Behind the rise of Bangladesh's Hefazaat". AL Jazeera. Retrieved 7 May 2013.
  6. "Shah Ahmed Shafi, chief of Bangladesh Islamist group Hifazat-e Islam, dies". Archived from the original on 2020-10-08. Retrieved 2020-09-18.