By Rizwan Khatik - Thu Jan 12, 7:37 am
Karachi: The 34th death anniversary of great Urdu literary personality Ibn-e-Insha was observed Wednesday across the country.
Ibn-e-Insha was born on June 15, 1927 in Jalandhar District. He did B.A. from Punjab University in 1946 and M.A. from University of Karachi in 1953.
He was associated with various governmental services including Radio Pakistan, Ministry of Culture and National Book Centre of Pakistan. He also served UN for some time and this enabled him to visit a lot of places and was the reason of his subsequent travelogues.
He is considered one of the foremost humorists in Urdu literature and has written 4 books of humorous prose in this regard. His other works include a number of travelogues recorded with a distinguished touch of humour.—INP