Rahim Yar Khan, Pakistan 21 September 2016
Shaikh Mumtaz Hussain, husband of noted poet, scholar and intellectual in Urdu and Saraike languages Professor Farhat Nawaz passed away. His funeral was performed on September 20, 2016. He was suffering from heart disease for some time. Inna lillahe wa inna raje’oon. May his soul rest in eternal peace, and may Allah give him a high station in jannatul firdaus. amen
Mrs. Farhat Nawaz is currently vice principal and head of the English department at Government Post Graduate College, Rahim Yar Khan, Pakistan. Her Urdu poetry collection ‘Istia’ara meri zaat ka’ was published by Akkas International, Islamabdad. This collection of poems and ‘mahayes’ was dedicated to Shaikh Mumtaz who was an amateur photographer also.
Courtesy: Arshad Khalid / Haider Qureshi, Germany
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