He was burried after his namaz-e-janaza at the madrasah premises on Saturday afternoon.
Earlier at 6:20pm on Sunday, Allama Shafi breathed his last at Asgar Ali Hospital at Gandaria in the old part of Dhaka.
Allama Shah Ahmed Shafi, the director-general of Hathazari Madrasa, announced to resign from his madrasa post after a meeting of Majlis-e-Shura (policymaking body) on Thursday night, reports UNB.
Shafi’s resignation came amid student protests.
A group of Hathazari Madrasa students demonstrated on Wednesday demanding the removal of the Hefajat chief and his son Maulana Anas, the publicity secretary of Hefajat.