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April 1, 2020

Writer Qadir Junajo remembered

Islamabad

April 1, 2020

Islamabad : Chairman of the Pakistan Academy of Letters Dr. Yusuf Khushk expressed condolences on the death of renowned Sindhi, Urdu and English language playwright, writer and columnist Abdul Qadir Junajo.

In his condolence message, Dr Yousuf Khushak said Abdul Qadir Junajo was a leading name of Pakistani literature and play writing.

"Abdul Qadir had a keen eye on world literature as well as a special interest in the folklore of Sindh. With his demise, Pakistani literature has lost a thinker and scholar of national fame," he said.

Dr. Khushk said that Abdul Qadir's books in Sindhi language ‘Watoon, Ratyoon Ain Rol’ (1973), ‘Shikliyoon’ (1979), ‘Weender Wahi Lahandar Sijj’ (1984), ‘Wada Adeeb Wadyoon Galhyoon’ (1984), ‘Sono Roop Sijj’ (1986), ‘Everest te Charhai’ (1987), ‘Kursi’ (1998), ‘Chho Chha Ain Keein’ (1999), ‘Khat bin Adeeban Ja’ (1999), ‘Dar Dar ja Musafir’ (2001) and ‘Wan Wan Jee Kathiee’ (2002), ‘The Dead River’ English (2014) and other books were an asset to literature and sources of inspiration for a new generation.