Malik Amjad passes away
LAHORE, June 11 2005: Well-known columnist, writer, lawyer and an active worker of Tehreek-i-Pakistan, Malik Amjad Hussain died in Lahore on June 10.
He was 87. Malik Amjad Hussain was among the founder members of Pakistan Bar Council and a senior member of the Lahore High Court Bar Association. As a student he took an active part in the Tehreek-i-Pakistan and after the creation of Pakistan migrated from Batala (India) to Lahore. He settled permanently in Lahore.
After migration he adopted legal profession as a career and took an active part in the restoration of democracy. He was among those prominent leaders, who carried out the election campaign of the Madar-i-Millat, Mohtarma Fatima Jinnah against General Ayub Khan.
Later, he joined the Awami League, headed by Hussein Shaheed Suhrawardy, and was elected to its executive committee.
Malik Amjad Hussain was also author of a book “Islam aur Jamhooriyet” (Islam And Democracy).
During the regime of General Zia-ul-Haq, Malik Amjad Hussain joined the PPP and after the restoration of democracy in the country, he said good bye to politics.
Malik Amjad Hussain for a long time had been contributing articles to newspapers on politics.
Quran Khawani for the Eesal-i-Sawab of the departed soul will be held at Late Malik Amjad’s residence 13-Fane Road, Lahore on Sunday after the Asr prayers.
Source: Business Recorder