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the illustrious son of late Aqeel Ahmed Khan, breathed his last on 21 August at his residence in Bombay. Born in January 1932, he was the eldest in a family of four sons and three daughters. He is survived by his wife Salma Husain and two children. Hussain started his schooling in Hyderabad and completed it from Shibli School when his family moved to Azamgarh. He went on to acquire a masters in economics from Allahabad University. Starting his career in Bombay, Husain later moved to Muscat then to UAE and finally settled down in Bombay after holding various positions in an illustrious career spanning over more than 45 years.

A man with a warm, cheerful and pleasing personality, Husain valued and nurtured relationships. An excellent conversationalist and a fastidious person, he was fond of long drives and hunting trips. Like his late father, he had a flair for cooking and loved to try out new recipes. He led an active and healthy life almost to the end. He was a trustee of the Ziauddin Khan Memorial School in his home village, Badharia near Azamgarh. (Nayyar Iqbal Khan)

This article appeared in The Milli Gazette print issue of 16-30 September 2016 on page no. 12

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