Mangaluru, May 7: City based advocate and Islamic activist Ilyas Ahmad Bawa passed away today following a few days of illness. He was 80.
By profession he was an advocate. He was also a strong advocate of the peaceful co-existence and communal harmony in the region as well as country.
For several years he strived for the development of Muslim community. He promoted teachings of Quran and Sunnah. He contributed towards strengthening Salafi movement.
He left behind his wife, son, daughters and a huge number of relatives, friends and well wishers.