He was suffered from a chest infection last week and admitted to a private hospital and then he tests positive for covid-19. He wrote more than 200 books and translated Quran into Hindi, Urdu, and English. He was a very well-known peacenik who advocated peaceful co-existence and incited the people against extremism and orthodox interpretations of the holy texts.
He was one of the greatest scholars of Islam who spent his whole life promoting peace. All his writings are about peace and humanity. May Allah forgive him & give him Jannah.