Eminent Urdu scholar and critic editor of prestigious journal Sher-O-Hikma Mughni Tabassum passed away after a prolonged illness.
Tabassum (82) died last evening at a corporate hospital here. He is survived by wife, two sons and three daughters.
He was today laid to rest at the Qutub Shahi graveyard in Khairatabad.
A former Head of the Urdu Department, Osmania University, Tabassum also served as the Director of city-based Idara Adabiath-e-Urdu and edited its literary magazine `Sabras' for several years.
He was maternal uncle of Ausaf Sayeed, current Indian Ambassador to Yemen.
Noted Urdu Scholar Mughni Tabassum Dead
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