Muhammad Nawaz Irfani

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Muhammad Nawaz Irfani
محمد نواز عرفانی
3rd Supreme Leader of Parachinar
In office
18 June 2002 – 26 November 2014
Preceded bySheikh Ali Madad
Succeeded byFida Hussain Muzahiri
Personal details
Born(1970-01-01)1 January 1970
Danyor, Gilgit
Died26 November 2014(2014-11-26) (aged 44)
Islamabad, Pakistan
Buried Parachinar
Nationality Pakistan
Political partyAnjuman e Hussainia
ChildrenMehdi Irfani
Hadi Irfani
Alma materGovt.School Danyor Gilgit
Jamia tul Muntazar Lahore
Hoza Elmia Qom
ProfessionImam Mosque, Teacher
Website Muhammad Nawaz Irfani Website

Muhammad Nawaz Irfani (Urdu: محمد نواز عرفانی, 1 January 1970 – 2014) was a Parachinar Pakistan Shia Muslim religious leader, revolutionary, and politician. He was succeeded by Fida Hussain Muzahiri.

Early life[edit]

Muhammad Nawaz Irfani was born in Danyor, Gilgit. His early education was in the local school of the village. His family was Ismaili Shia, but his grandfather and father give priority to Twelver Shia Islam over Ismaili religion and linked with Shia Islam. As a result, they had to endure a lot of hardships and trouble.[1]

Educational life[edit]

Patiently for all offenses his father sent his dear son to Jamia tul Muntazar Lahore. There he got religious education and benefited from many scholars.[2]


Allama Mohammad Nawaz Irfani was shot dead in Islamabad on Wednesday 26 November 2014. A large number of people from all walks of life attended the funeral, which was held after Friday prayers at the central Eidgah. Later, he was laid to rest at the Eidgah graveyard. The participants expressed shock and anguish over the killing of the Shia scholar and urged the government to arrest the culprits and award them exemplary punishment. Local tribes of Kurram Agency announced a 40-day mourning over the killing of Allama Irfani.[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Early Life of Muhammad Nawaz Irfani". Archived from the original on 3 April 2016. Retrieved 2 May 2016. {{cite journal}}: Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  2. ^ "Education of Muhammad Nawaz Irani". Archived from the original on 3 April 2016. Retrieved 2 May 2016. {{cite journal}}: Cite journal requires |journal= (help)

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