Karachi: Well-known Sindhi language author, poet and drama writer Shamsher-ul-Haidri has died here after long illness at the age of 80 on Friday, sources informed. According to the sources, he was suffering from disease from the past several years.
The deceased is the author of many books including Exploring Sindh (Gazetteer of Sindh, written along with Anwer Pirzado). He also wrote many books of poetry in Sindhi language.
The day of his death is regarded as one of the most remarkable day as it was the day when Hazrat Ali R.A got martyrdom and the blessed month of Ramazan adds more blessings these days.
The body of Shamsher-ul-Haidri is being shifted to his hometown for funeral prayers and final ceremonies.