On Friday, Dawoodi Bohra Community spiritual leader, Dr. Syedna Mohammed Burhanuddin passed away.
Shaikh Abdeali Bhanpurwala, executive secretary of the late His Holiness confirmed the news as he said, "He passed away today due to a heart attack."
His birthday was celebrated with great pomp a few years ago by the Muslim community. The leader was 102 years old.
The leader passed away at Saifee Mahal, his residence in Malabar Hill in south Mumbai.
As soon as the news spread, thousands of grieving Dawoodi Bohra community members rushed to Saifee Mahal.
The funeral procession will leave from Saifee Mahal at Walkeshwar to Saifee Masjid at 11.52 pm.