“SHIHAB DEHLVI IN GHALIB ACADEMY DEHLI WITH Dr. ALIA  IMAM, SADDIQAIN AND RUSIAN WRITER.”

 

A VIEW OF AN EVENING CELEBRATED WITH SHIHAB DEHLVI ORGANIZED BY ARTS COUNCIL  BAHAWAL PUR

 

 

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Family Background

Syed Masood Hassan Shihab was the dearly beloved of an honourable and literary family of dehli. His father Syed Manzoor Hassan Rizvi chisti  was a poet, writer and famous spiritual personality of chistiya order. His famous master piece is Hayat-e-Awais. Shihab's elder uncle Syed Mahmoud-ul-Hassan Rizvi was one of the foremost poet and writer’s of dehli.His grand father Syed Meer Hassan Rizvi was also a writer, poet and journalist. Two of his News paper "Khair Khay-e-Alam" and "Chalta Purza" were published from his own press "Rizvi" Bhojla Pharee dehli.

 Syed Meer Hassan translated and published the famous work of Hazrat Ghoss Gowalyaree entitled "Jawahir-e-Khamsa" venerated spiritual personality from Persian to Urdu. It is a unique book in the world of "Amliyat".

 His maternal grand father Hafiz Afzal Hassan Afzal was philosopher poet and was also serving as a judge in state of Bahawalpur. His brother Meer Nasir Ali was deputy superintendent police in Bahawalpur; he was specialized in Raykhtee poetry. He was the pioneer writer of geography of Bahawalpur and his book was included in the educational syllabus for years and years.

 Maternal uncle of Shihab dehlvi Mr. Syed Ajmal Hassan retired from the post of Assistant Commissioner Bahawalpur. 

Shihab dehlvi started his practical life as an instructor in the army educational corps, dehli, later he started monthly Magazine entitled "ILHAM" from dehli. After migration to Bahawalpur from dehli he initiated "ILHAM" as weekly basis.

A VIEW OF “SHAM-E-HAMDARD” CELEBRATED IN BAHAWAL PUR

 

He joined Govt. Service and became editor of "Local Govt. Review". Later he was appointed as Divisional information officer, but soon he discovered that he could not continue Govt. Services so he decided to run weekly "Ilham" on a regular basis as its editor. He also started taking part in the literary and social circles of Bahawalpur.

He led very busy life and worked in various capacities as secretary "Urdu Academy", editor “Al-Zubair”, representative of daily "Kohistan", Chairman Municipal committee Bahawalpur, member divisional council, member improvement trust, secretary federal union of Journalist and several times he served as President Bahawalpur press club.

Before the establishment of Pakistan he took part practically in the Pakistan movement and was also a dedicated member of Muslim League.

 
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