Well-known journalist, writer Ibrahim Jalees death anniversary being observed today

Well-known journalist, writer Ibrahim Jalees death anniversary being observed today

Ibrahim Jalees belonged to Hyderabad Dakan. He was born in Banglore on August 11, 1922, but he took his primary education in Gulberga Hyderabad Dakan. He graudated from Muslim University Aligarh in 1942 and started to write in the same times.

Ibrahim Jalees started his journalistic career from Hyderabad Dakan. He came to Pakistan in 1948 and had been associated with several newspapers including Amroz, Anjaam, Jang, Hurriyat and Masawaat.

He also had remained editor of daily newspaper Anjaam and he also released a weekly news in the name of ‘Awami Adaalat. He was editor of PPP spokesperson daily newspaper Masawaat in last part of his life, which came under assault in 1977 due to imposition of Marshal-Law, but Ibrahim Jalees continued his struggle and died of brain artery rupture on October 26, 1977 during the same struggle.

Ibrahim Jalees was also a very good writer. His first short story ‘Rishta’ was published in Saqi in February 1943. He left several memorable books, which included Zard Chehray, Chalees Crore Bhikaari, Do Mulk Aik Kahaani, Ulti Qabr, Aasmaaan Kay Bashinday, Jail Kay Din Jail Ki Raatein, Oopar Sherwani Andar Pareshani, Naiki Kar Thanay Ja, Hansay aur Phansay and travelogues of Russia, US and Iran.

Government of Pakistan had awarded Ibrahim Jalees with Tamgha-e-Husn in recognition of his services on August 14, 1989, after 12 years of his death.

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