1928-2016: Google pays homage to Edhi

Published: July 10, 2016
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Google highlights Edhi's name, date of birth and death on homepage. SCREEN GRAB

Google highlights Edhi's name, date of birth and death on homepage. SCREEN GRAB

Tech giant Google has honoured social activist Abdul Sattar Edhi by highlighting his name, date of birth and death on its Pakistan homepage.

Edhi passed away at the age of 88 in the late hours of Friday. He was suffering from kidney failure since 2013.

The link on the homepage, just below the search bar, is clickable, which directs us to another page with top online trends and information on the legendary philanthropist.

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It is not always that Google pay such a tribute to welfare or social workers, but the self-less life of Edhi – who cared for millions of orphans, homeless, poorest of the poor people – did demand this remembrance.

Even in death, Edhi gives light to two blind persons

Following the death, tributes poured in for the man unanimously revered as a national hero. Be it politicians, celebrities or the general public, the entire country shed tears on the sad demise.

In October 2015, Google paid tribute to Ustad Nusrat Fateh Ali khan on the musical maestro’s 67th birthday with a doodle.

 

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Reader Comments (12)

  • sheraz
    Jul 10, 2016 - 7:58PM

    Thank you google.Recommend

  • ali
    Jul 10, 2016 - 10:16PM

    Allah bless him Great humanity personality….Recommend

  • Maryam
    Jul 10, 2016 - 10:45PM

    Thank you Google from PakistanRecommend

  • Jul 11, 2016 - 12:36AM

    Thank you Google.Recommend

  • Zainy jaral
    Jul 11, 2016 - 8:00AM

    Its realy heart touching moment for pakistani nation thanx google its realy respectable moment for us and you thanxxxxxx Recommend

  • iftikhar A. Ch.
    Jul 11, 2016 - 11:41AM

    All time great man. Thanx to Gogle for his Tribute.Recommend

  • Muhammad Tariq
    Jul 11, 2016 - 2:07PM

    Such a great man can’t be forgotten for his welfare and social work. Thanks to google.Recommend

  • Muhammad Tariq
    Jul 11, 2016 - 2:10PM

    Such a great man will always remain in our hearts due to his work. Thanks to Google.Recommend

  • Fazal Ahmed
    Jul 11, 2016 - 4:09PM

    Such A Nice And great Person….
    We Never Forgotten His Effort For Humanity.
    Google Its Really Respectable Moment For Us And You ThanksRecommend

  • azhar
    Jul 11, 2016 - 8:15PM

    Thank you googleRecommend

  • Shehroz Bhutto
    Jul 12, 2016 - 12:15AM

    Thannnnnñkkkkkkkksssss to GoogleRecommend

  • Shehroz Bhutto
    Jul 12, 2016 - 1:47AM

    Thanks for GoogleRecommend

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