Renowned Saraiki writer Aslam Rasoolpuri passes away

Renowned Saraiki writer Aslam Rasoolpuri passes away

Lahore (Web Desk): Renowned Saraiki intellectual, researcher, critic and novelist Aslam Rasoolpuri passes away in Lahore after protracted illness.

Caretaker Federal Minister for Information, Broadcasting and Parliamentary Affairs Murtaza Solangi on Thursday expressed deep grief and sorrow over the death of Saraiki novelist, researcher, critic and intellectual Aslam Rasoolpuri.

In his condolence statement, the minister said that the literary services of late Aslam Rasoolpuri would be remembered for a long time.

“By editing the Sindhi poets Sachal Sarmast, Bedil Sindhi and Hamal Leghari’s Siraiki poetry, Aslam Rasoolpuri brought out the harmony of the sources of Sindhi and Siraiki traditions of Sufism,” Solangi said, adding that this research achievement of Aslam Rasoolpuri would always be remembered. 

The information minister prayed to Allah Almighty to rest the departed soul in eternal peace and grant courage to the bereaved family to bear this loss with fortitude.