Famous satirist poet Prof Inayat Ali passes away in Karachi

By: News Desk      Published: 11:45 AM, 26 Jul, 2020
Famous satirist poet Prof Inayat Ali passes away in Karachi

Famous satirist Prof Inayat Ali Khan passed away in Karachi on Sunday. He was 85, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.

Professor Inayat Ali Khan was suffering from kidney problem. His funeral prayer will be offered at 1 pm at Aisha Masjid in Surti Muslim Cooperative Housing Society, Model Colony 2, Malir in Karachi, on Sunday (today).

Professor Inayat Ali Khan was born in 1935, in Riasat Tonk in Rajhastan (India) and later his family migrated to Pakistan in 1948. He completed his Matriculation in 1955 from Government High School Hyderabad, B.A. from City Arts College Hyderabad in 1959, B.Ed. from Jamia Sindh Hyderabad in 1960 and M.A. in Urdu from Jamia Sindh Hyderabad in 1962.

His father was a poet too who used to be known as a very good comic poet of his time.

Like many poets of his age, Inayat Ali Khan too had to embrace the exodus. His pen name was Inayat. He was the writer of Urdu Darsi Kutub that he had written for Madaris-e-Sooba-e-Sindh, on the basis of competition and six of his books got the prize.

He was an academician and basically a satirist. Azraah-e-Inayat, Inaayaat, Inaayatein Kya Kya, Nihaayat (selection of his poetry), Nisaab-e-Kitab-e-Urdu, Nisaab-e-Kutb-e-Islaamiyaat, Kuch Aur are the collections of his works. He has written 40 books for children too.

His poem inflation in poetic satire can be watched here:

In 2003 Inayat Ali Khan was awarded “The Best Writer for Children”.

He had contributed efforts for syllabi books too in courses like History, Islamiyat and Urdu.

Prof Inayat was also a member of the National Syllabus Review Committee for Urdu. You can watch his biography series on YouTube link in his narration: