Karachi Literature Festival concludes: Speakers pay glowing tributes to Intizar Hussain at 7th KLF


Hussain’s personality and his works were discussed from time to time at various sessions, being recalled for his versatile writing and contribution to Pakistani literature: Daily Times

Intizar_husainDistinguished authors and prominent speakers paid glowing tribute to the renowned Intizar Hussain during the 7th Karachi Literature Festival.

Hussain had not only contributed richly to Urdu literature but he was one of the keynote speakers at literature festivals of the past many years.

Hussain’s personality and his works were discussed from time to time at various sessions and he was being recalled for his versatile writing and contribution to Pakistani literature, which also has global standing.

Speaking at the concluding session, Oxford University Press Managing Director and KLF Founder/Director Ameena Saiyid said the death of our distinguished Urdu writer Intizar Hussain, three days before the opening of KLF not only deprived us of one of our finest speakers but also left behind a void in our literary culture and sadness in our hearts.

“I hope that in time, more Intizar Hussains and more gifted authors will emerge from among our young writers,” she said.

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