HYDERABAD, Feb 20: Speakers paid tributes to writer and social activist Dr Aslam Azad Khwaja at a gathering held at Mumtaz Mirza Auditorium here on Saturday evening.A road accident in 1991 left Dr Azad disabled, but since then he lives courageously and continues his writing and other work on wheel chair.
A large number of writers, poets and political and social welfare activists attended the programme.
Renowned writer Inam Shaikh said that despite physical disability Dr Azad had a healthy mind and never allowed his impairment to discourage him.
He said a number of writers, youths and activists visited and consulted him on different issues.
Renowned poet Dr Akash Ansari said Dr Azad symbolised the courage and described him a role model for youth, especially in lower Sindh.
He loves his land, which reflects from his poetry.