a visit to delhi دهليءَ جو درشن


This is a travel account of Delhi India by a Sidhi traveloguer and Marine Engineer Altaf Shaikh. Where he attended a wedding ceremony of the oad family of Kandiaro, now settled in India.

Altaf Shaikh (Sindhi/Urdu: الطاف شيخ) is a famous Sindhi scholar from Pakistan . Altaf Shaikh is a travel writer and well known traveler. He was born in the house of Gul Muhammad Shaikh on November 14, 1944 in New Hala District, Hyderabad (now Matiari District).

Altaf Shaikh got his early education from Hala, then from Cadet College Petaro. He studied marine engineering at Marine Academy Chittagong, East Pakistan (now Bangladesh ) and did post graduation from World Maritime University , Malmo , Sweden . He was qualified as a ship engineer and after sailing as Chief Engineer on various types of ships for some 12 years he served Malaysian Naval Academy and Pakistan Marine Academy as Head of Marine Engineering Dept. for 8 and 12 years respectively.

Altaf Shaikh started writing regularly at the age of 18, when he was in Chittagong . His first story book was Anamika (the Bengali word for “unknown”) was published in 1966.

He can speak Bengali, Japanese and Malay fluently.

His first book on travel was Munhnjo Saagar Munhnjo Sahil, which was published in 1971, and won the Pakistan Writers Guild Award. Mr. Shaikh has written over 67 books, mostly travelogues. Recently he is awarded ‘Shah Abdul Latif Bhittai’ award year 2008, for his recent book ‘From New Hala to New York’, by Pakistan Academy of Letters, Islamabad.

Wafa Nathan Shahi: A person a poet وفا ناٿن شاهي هڪ شخص هڪ شاعر


This article was authored by late Professor Nazeer Ahmed Soomro, Professor of Political Science and was first published in Monthly Keenjhar, Sindhi Sahat Ghar Hyderabad.

Critical Analysis of the “Akhyun Ditho, Kanan Budho” اکين ڏٺو ڪنن ٻڌو جو تنقيدي جائزو


This is a critical view of the book “Akhyun Ditho, Kanan Budho” اکين ڏٺو، ڪنن ٻڌو جو تنقيدي جائزو authored by the Commerade Mir Muhammad Talpur. This critical study is carried out by late Professor Nazeer Ahmed Soomro. It was first published in monthly Keenjhar of Sindhi Sahat Ghar Hyderabad.

Bakhsho Laghari to Baltimore بخشو لغاري کان بالٽيمور


This is a travel account of America by great Sindhi travelogue writer Altaf Shaikh. He is a Marine Engineer and has roamed through out the world.

Altaf Shaikh (Sindhi/Urdu: الطاف شيخ) is a famous Sindhi scholar from Pakistan . Altaf Shaikh is a travel writer and well known traveler. He was born in the house of Gul Muhammad Shaikh on November 14, 1944 in New Hala District, Hyderabad (now Matiari District).

Altaf Shaikh got his early education from Hala, then from Cadet College Petaro. He studied marine engineering at Marine Academy Chittagong, East Pakistan (now Bangladesh ) and did post graduation from World Maritime University , Malmo , Sweden . He was qualified as a ship engineer and after sailing as Chief Engineer on various types of ships for some 12 years he served Malaysian Naval Academy and Pakistan Marine Academy as Head of Marine Engineering Dept. for 8 and 12 years respectively.

Altaf Shaikh started writing regularly at the age of 18, when he was in Chittagong . His first story book was Anamika (the Bengali word for “unknown”) was published in 1966.

He can speak Bengali, Japanese and Malay fluently.

His first book on travel was Munhnjo Saagar Munhnjo Sahil, which was published in 1971, and won the Pakistan Writers Guild Award. Mr. Shaikh has written over 67 books, mostly travelogues. Recently he is awarded ‘Shah Abdul Latif Bhittai’ award year 2008, for his recent book ‘From New Hala to New York’, by Pakistan Academy of Letters, Islamabad.

Gadai of “Pakhrra and Panhwar” پکڙا ۽ پنهوار وارو گدائي


آرٽيڪل ڊائون لوڊ ڪرڻ لاءِ ھتي ڪلڪ ڪريو

Professor Nazeer Ahmed Soomro has narrated his account of meetings and/or seeing to the folk poet of Sindh Abdul Karim Gadai. How he saw and presumed about him, he has expressed his thoughts about him. This article was published in monthly Keenjhar of Sindhi Sahat Ghar Hyderabads Gadai Number.