Ahmed Barkati: A Renowned author of literature is no more

Published: December 11, 2017
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PHOTO: FILE

PHOTO: FILE

KARACHI: Renowned author of literature for children and editor of Hamdard Naunihal, Syed Masood Ahmed Barkati passed away at 87, after a prolonged illness.

Barkati used to edit Hamdard Naunihal for the last 40 years. He was considered to be a close aide of Hakim Muhammad Saeed.

He hailed from a learned family of Tonk, India. He was younger brother of renowned scholar, researcher and physician (tabeeb) Hakim Mehmood Ahmed Barkati.

His namaz-e-janaza will be offered today (11 December) after Zohar at 1:30 at Masjid Falah, Naseerabad, Block-14, FB Area, Karachi.

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  • SportsForum.pk
    Dec 11, 2017 - 11:03AM

    So sad to hear this. I am sure we all must have read Naunehal sometime in our childhood.Recommend

  • salman
    Dec 11, 2017 - 11:32AM

    he made difference in our childhood.. our unsung heroesRecommend

  • Tanwir Phool
    Dec 11, 2017 - 3:23PM
  • Nasiroski
    Dec 12, 2017 - 8:03AM

    RIP dear teacher, I learned humanity and peace for mankind from Naunehal that he made sure was a pleasure to read and treasure of information.
    People like him are our true heroes and our misfortune they always go unsung. Recommend

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