MQM USA & Gahwarah e Adab USA Expresses Deep Grief on the Sad Demise of Hanif Akhgar Malihabadi

Communication & Media Cell, MQM USA; Dallas; May 31, 2009; The Patron-in-Chief, MQM North America, Dr. Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui, The patron, MQM USA, Ibad Rehman, The Central Organizer, MQM USA, Kamal Zafar, and the members of the Central Organizing Committee, MQM USA, along with the office-bearers of Gahwarah e Adab USA have expressed their deep grief and sorrow on the sad demise of famous poet Syed Mohammad Hanif Akhgar Malihabadi this morning in Dallas. Inna Lillahe Wa Inna Elaihe Rajeoon. Hanif Akhgar Malihabadi  died at the age of 80 and has been survived by a widow, 7 daughters, and 4 sons. While he was a very well known figure in the literary circles of Pakistan, India, UAE, UK, and North America, he was also endorsed as a very kind and affectionate personality by everyone in the community. He had patronized many literary forums in North America and after the inception of Gahwarah e Adab USA he had been instrumental and a great support for the establishment and endorsement of Gahwarah-e-Adab USA as one of the largest literary forum of North America. The office bearers of Gahwarah e Adab USA and MQM USA said in their statement that the community has been left in a lull with the death of such a tall figure and this gap will not be easy to fill both on the literary and humanitarian fronts. In the meantime MQM Rabita Committee on behalf of Quaid-e-Tehreek Altaf Hussain has also offered profound condolence on the sad demise of Hanif Akhgar Malihabadi . The funeral will take place on Monday, June 01, 2009 after the Zuhr prayers in the mosque of Richardson, Dallas. The family of Hanif Akhgar Malihabadi can be reached at (972) 422-9801.