Maulana Hafiz Qari Mohammad Qasim Ansari sahib's passing away on 13th September 2014 is a great loss to the community and country. As a Qari of international repute he had brought many laurels to our motherland by winning in international Qirat competitions.
Maulana Qasim saheb was born in Bhopal in the year 1957. As a student he showed keen interest in Quran and learnt Quranic Phonetics and the art to recite Quran from "Master of Qaris" Shaikh Qari latheefur Rahman Sahib, Yamani. He also represented India at Makkah and Malasiya in the Years 1980 and 1983 and at several other Qirath meets which had won him great Laurels.
His awesome Qirat is available in the following link:
His beautiful recitation of the entire holy Quran is in the following link: