Dr Anwar Sadeed dies
LAHORE: Dr Anwar Sadeed, one of the great writers who contributed immensely to Urdu language, and a long time friend of Dr Wazir Agha , died in Sargodha on Sunday. He was at ease in every field of writing. His contribution to poetry, short story, translation and journalism are stupendous. His publications include more than 80 books, including Urdu Adab Ki Tehreekein; Dilli Door Nahin; Mohtaram Chehray; Iqbal Kay Classikee Naqoosh; and Urdu Haj Namay Ki Rivayat.
He wrote numerous newspaper articles and edited the monthly Urdu Zaban, Sargodha (1948-66), Auraq (1988-92), Qaumi Digest(1990-95). Although his age decreased his ability to work, yet he continued to write till 82.
Dawn: Literature was Dr Sadeed’s first love