He was known across the Islamic world for his unique style of Qiraat, the recital of Holy Quran. Born on September 19, 1935, Moulana Abudullah Quraishi was a highly learned man. He served as Khateeb and Imam of Mecca Masjid for over 25 years.
Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao expressed deep condolences over Moulana Abdullah Quraishi's demise. Deputy CM Mohammed Mahmood Ali, Ministers Nayani Narasimha Reddy and K T Rama Rao, Leader of Opposition in Council Mohammed Ali Shabbir, Rajya Sabha MP V Hanumantha Rao, leaders and public representatives from various political parties, higher officials and other eminent personalities visited his house and expressed their condolences to the bereaved family.