Syed Mahbub-e-Khoda, widely known as Dewanbagi pir, passed away on Monday morning. He was 71.
Syed Mahbub-e-Khoda, founder and proprietor of Dewanbagh Darbar Sharif in the capital’s Motijheel area, breathed his last at 6:48am, according to the website of the Sharif.
Born on December 14, 1949 to Syed Abdur Rashid Sardar and Syeda Jobeda Khatun at Bahadurpur village in Ashuganj upazila of Brahmanbaria district, Syed Mahbub-e-Khoda was the youngest of eight siblings.
He completed Fazil from local Talshahar Karimia Alia Madrasa.
Dewanbagi received ‘bayat’ (lessons) from Abul Fazal Sultan Ahmed Chandrapuri, the founder of Chandrapara Darbar in Faridpur. He then married his daughter Hamida Begum whereby he got ‘caliphate’ from his father-in-law.