Hyderabad: The Department of Urdu at Maulana Azad National Urdu University (MANUU) held a condolence gathering today to pay respect to Prof. Baig Ehsas, an acclaimed Urdu fiction writer, critic, and literary journalist who died yesterday morning.
While reminiscing his forty-year relationship with the departed soul, Prof. Mohd. Naseemuddin Farees, Dean, School of Languages, MANUU, stated Prof. Baig Ehsas connected Urdu people with the media. His works express his emotions as a writer, artist, and thinker. Prof. Farooq Bakhshi expressed his personal experiences, saying that Baig Ehsas’ death is a tremendous loss for the Urdu world, which has lost a famous character who nourished the language and literature.
The Associate Professors of the Department – Dr. Masarrat Jahan, Dr. Shamshul Hoda, Dr. Abu Shaheem Khan and Assistant Professors – Dr. Firoz Alam & Dr. Bi Bi Raza Khatoon also expressed their condolences in the meeting, describing him as a fiction writer who represented a culture through his writings. (NSS)