Muhammad Nawaz Irfani
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|Muhammad Nawaz Irfani|
محمد نواز عرفانی
|3rd Supreme Leader of Parachinar|
18 June 2002 – 26 November 2014
|Preceded by||Sheikh Ali Madad|
|Succeeded by||Sheikh Fida Hussain Muzahiri|
|Born||1 January 1970|
|Died||26 November 2014 (aged 44)|
|Political party||Anjuman e Hussainia|
|Children||Mehdi Irfani |
|Alma mater||Govt.School Danyor Gilgit|
Jamia tul Muntazar Lahore
Hoza Elmia Qom
|Profession||Imam Mosque, Teacher|
|Website||http://www.shaheedirfani.tk 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 Sheikh Fida Hussain Muzahiri.
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.
Allama Mohammad Nawaz Irfani was shot dead in Islamabad on Wednesday 26 November 2014.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.