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Nawab Fazal Jah, son of Hyderabad’s last Nizam, dies

Nawab Fazal Jah was buried in Hyderabad on Sunday evening.

india Updated: Feb 19, 2018 14:56 IST
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India
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Nawab Fazal Jah Bahadur,Fazal Jah Bahadur,Nizam of Hyderabad
Fazal Jah Bahadur who died in Hyderabad on Sunday was in charge of the various religious trusts created by the seventh Nizam including the Hyderabad Rubat in Saudi Arabia. (PTI File Photo)

Nawab Fazal Jah Bahadur, the son of the seventh and last Nizam of Hyderabad, Mir Osman Ali Khan died after a brief illness, according to a member of the erstwhile royal family of Hyderabad.

Nawab Fazal Jah (72) was admitted to a private hospital on last Thursday night and died on Sunday, said Nawab Najaf Ali Khan, grandson of the seventh Nizam and president of the Nizam Family Welfare Association.

“My uncle (Nawab Fazal Jah) was a gentleman, very humble to all human beings and had spent a lot towards charity and also towards maintenance of the ‘Masjid-e-Judi’ at King Koti. He was the the last surviving son of the seventh Nizam,” said Nawab Najaf Ali Khan.

Nawab Fazal Jah was buried here on Sunday evening.

First Published: Feb 19, 2018 14:52 IST