KARACHI: Prominent poet, educationist and scholar professor Inayat Ali Khan passed away in Karachi on Sunday after a protected illness. He was 85 years old.
He was an author of some famous Naats as well as humorous poetry. He was born in 1935 in Tonk, India. He migrated with his family in 1948 to Pakistan’s Hyderabad. He was good in education, He secured first position in Masters programmed in 1962.
The versatile poet not only wrote for adults, but also penned many a poems for children. He was known for his humorous poetry. His first name (Inayat) was also his pen name.
Among some of his famous poetry and scholarly collections were: ‘Azrah-e-Inayat’, ‘Inayat’, ‘Inayatain Kia Kia, ‘Nahayat’, ‘Nisab-e-Kitab-e-Urdu and Nisab-e-Kitab-e-Islamiyat.