Syed Mohammad Saqlain Rizvi Son of Syed Mohammad Ataa Abbas
Rizvi was born in 1959. He inherited the love of Hazrat Mohammad (SAWW) and his
pure descendants from his family .
In the reign of Banu Abbas his great grand father Syed
Mohammad Ibahim migrated from Mashhad to Jaleser in India following tough circumstances . Here
he worked a lot for propagating the message of Holy Prophet (SAWW) and the
teachings of Islam. As a result many of the area people embraced Islam inspired
by the personality. Still his URS is commemorated there in Jalesar where Shia devotees
arrange Majalis and Quran Khwani and hindu devotees also pay tribute according
to their traditions.
SaqlainÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s father ,Syed Ata Abbas too was a very humble ,kind
,generous and religious person . Syed Ataa migrated to Pakistan from India .
SaqlainÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s childhood was mostly spent in the company of his maternal grand
father Syed Ibne Hasan who was a renowned Hakeem and orator [Majalis] as well
as Marsiya Khwan.
Every weekend Majlis was arranged at their place where in
sometimes young saqalain also got the chance to participate in majlis through
speaking ,this was how his heart was filled with love of Mohammad wa
Aal-e-Mohammad SAWW from early childhood.
After matriculation he regularly began
to do oratory as a majlis khwan and his first Majlis was recited at a close acquaintance Mr.Riasat's house . He also regularly
spoke at Aza Khana-e-Sughra Korangi town as a majlis khwan as well as at
Aza-e-Khana-e-Hussainia Jutland lines ,Habib Bank Quarters and Irani camp areas.
He completed his homoepathic studies in the meanwhile and began practising independently
at his own clinic. He used to teach at
Anglo Model School North Nazimabad and Ibrahim Ali Bhai School Orangi
town in morning and afternoon shifts respectively .
His evenings were spent
treating patients at his clinic. He had strong literary sense and was also blessed with the poetic capabilities
. He was a member of Marsiya Foundation and was very good at elocution
[teht-e-lafz marsiya khwani.]
His last marsiya recital was at Imambargah Abul
Fazl PIB Colony . When momineen began to inhabit
Orangi town the need was felt for an Imambargah , Dr. Saqlain was among the
founding members of the Imambargah Orangi town Ponay Panch.
physically in digging for the foundations of the Imambargah. Similarly he also
campaigned for Haidery Masjid at Orangi Town Ponay Das.
Imam Roohullaah al-Mousavi al-Khomeini declared through his decree to
commemorate last Friday of the month of Ramadhan as Yaum ul Quds in solidarity
with the resistance of Palestinian oppressed muslims , Shaheed and his brother
got the honor to arrange and lead the
first Yaum ul Quds rally in Orangi town which walked from Azakhana in Ponay Das
number to Azakhana Kausar from where buses would take them to central
converging point at Nomayesh Chowrangi at Karachi.
He spent his whole life in a humble and simple manner and
was sympathetic and affectionate to every one around him. He was the apple of
parentsÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢ eyes ,strong shelter for his wife, very loveable and affectionate for
his siblings and truly inspiring as a father.
He had all the qualities of an inspirational father ,he used to talk gently
,listen to every one of us and was very friendly . He had an earnest wish and
craving for attaining martyrdom . Masoomeen (AS) accepted his desire and wish
and he embraced shahadat on 29th April 1997 when yazidi terrorists
opened fire on him . Inna Lillaah wa Innaa Ilaihi Rajioon. Today is his 16th
martyrdom anniversary . Please recite a fateha for Shaheed Dr. Saqlain and
Contributed by Khanwada-e-Shaheed.