Nawab Begum Ayesha with Nawab Khwaja Habibullah (1920)
Nawab AYESHA BEGUM of Dhaka, wife of the late Nawab Khwaja Habibullah Bahadur, passed away in Karachi, in the early hours today, 21st June 2008. She was burried next to her son-in-law Khawaja Omar.
She was the daughter-in-law of the late Nawab Sir Khwaja Sir Salimullah who had proposed the founding of the All India Muslim League, when he hosted, in Dhaka in December 1906 a gathering of prominent Muslims from all over India.
The late Nawab Begum had been very ill for a number of years. She was 92, and was living in Karachi with her granddaughter, Anita Rashid Hussain.
May her soul rest in eternal heavenly peace, and may God grant patience and courage to all members of her family to bear this irreparable loss with faith and fortitude.
– Sayeed Shahabuddin
For condolence please call her great granddaughter Anita (di/o Late Khwaja Umer Hichoo) ,
Karachi Phone Nos:
(9221) 827-7854 RES
(92300) 210-4330 (Mobile)