The 23nd death anniversary of Syed Muhammad Mehdi, known as Rais Amrohvi is being observed on Thursday. He was a noted scholar, Urdu poet and psychoanalyst.
He was known for his unique style of Qatanigari (quatrain writing).
For many decades he penned quatrains every day for Pakistan’s largest daily newspaper Jang.
He was born on 1914 and entered in the field of journalism in 1926.
His family possesses many renowned names like the Great artist Sadaquain, Poet John aliyah, film maker and director Kamal Amrohi and Iqbal Mehdi.
Rais Amrohi was shot dead in Karachi on September 22, 1988.