Malaysia Votes 2018

Revered preacher left deep imprint

Datuk Nik Aziz Nik Mat was Kelantan's menteri besar for 23 years from 1990.

The Islamic scholar, who studied at Islamic universities in Egypt and India, died aged 84 in February 2015. He was also spiritual leader of Parti Islam SeMalaysia (PAS) for 24 years until his death.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 08, 2018, with the headline 'Revered preacher left deep imprint'. Print Edition | Subscribe