Achieve­ments of Dr Tanveer Ab­basi

Pakistan Observer - - NATIONAL - SUKKUR—

Dr Tanveer Ab­basi Cor­ner, Shah Ab­dul Latif Univer­sity (SALU), Khair­pur, or­gan­ised an ex­ten­sion lec­ture on the life, work and achieve­ments of Dr Tanveer Ab­basi. Vice Chan­cel­lor, Shah Ab­dul Latif Univer­sity, Prof Dr. Parveen Shah, presided over the event. Dr. Parveen Shah said the per­son­al­ity of Dr. Tanveer Ab­basi was a cen­tre of literary work. He was a real in­tel­lec­tual, he played a dy­namic role for the es­tab­lish­ment of Shah Ab­dul Latif Univer­sity, Khair­pur, Ra­dio Pak­istan, Sachal Chair, and Sachal Academy, Khair­pur. She said that his poetry and literary work was a guide­line for the youth of Sindh. Dr Tanveer Ab­basi firmly be­lieved in mys­tic ap­proach and life­style. He in­fused rev­o­lu­tion­ary ideas in his thoughts and ac­tions, she added. Dr Shah lauded the work of Dr Tanveer Ab­basi Cor­ner un­der the pa­tron­age of Prof Ayaz Gul. De­liv­er­ing the ex­ten­sion lec­ture, Sec­re­tary Sindhi Lan­guage Au­thor­ity Taj Joyo said Dr Tanveer Ab­basi was a ro­man­tic poet. He guided the youth. He al­ways be­lieved in op­ti­mism and change. Joyo said that Dr Ab­basi strug­gled against time barred ideas and tra­di­tions in the so­ci­ety and also fought against ex­ploita­tion. He main­tained the sa­cred sta­tus of pen. His writ­tings were for change. He was the pi­o­neer of Jamiat-e- Shura-e- Sindh and es­tab­lished the branch of Sindhi Adbi San­gat at Hy­der­abad. Joyo stated that in his literary work and poetry, Dr. Ab­basi high­lighted the sig­nif­i­cance of Moen­jo­daro, Marvi, and Sas­sui. He was a fa­mous poet of Hyko. Be­sides mod­ern poetry, he also worked in clas­si­cal poetry. He high­lighted in his poetry the im­por­tance of “Shah Latif Ja Soorma” (Brave men of Shah and his Soormiyon) in­clud­ing Sur Gha­too. Dr. Tanveer Ab­basi was also well versed in the poetry of Sachal Sar­mast, Khush Khair Mo­ham­mad His­bani and Nanik Yousuf and also shed light on their work.—APP

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