Indian Writers Visit Pakistani Ancestral Towns

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Members of a delegation of Indian Sindhi writers visited their ancestral towns of Daro and Chuhar Jamali on Monday. In Daro, they attended the launching ceremony of Adab ja Sarchashma (Resources of literature) by critic Yousuf Sindhi, Aalami Ajaibat (Wonders of the world) by travel writer Abdul Hayee Palijo and a periodical Jati. The ceremony was held to celebrate the visit of Indian writer and poet Dr Moti Parkash and his writer son Shrikant Sadaf to their ancestral town. The Indian writers, in a sentimentally charged atmosphere, visited the homes they had abandoned at the time of the partition and met their old friends.

A host of the writers led by former Lok Sabha member Suresh Keswani and comprising Lachhmandas Komal, Nand Jaweri, Krishan Rahi, Cheetu Lalwani, Dr Satesh Rohra and others drove to their ancestral town of Chuhar Jamali and visited what used to be their homes and met their old friends…