67th death anniversary of eminent journalist, writer, poet and leader of Pakistan Movement Maulana Zafar Ali Khan was observed on Monday.
Born in Wazirabad in 1873, he rendered exemplary services in the Pakistan Movement and was imprisoned due to his stiff resistance against the British Raj.
In 1945-46, Zafar Ali Khan was elected to the Central Legislative Assembly as a Muslim League nominee.
He was Editor of Urdu Newspaper 'Zamindar' which became one of the most influential newspapers of the sub-continent.
He was a rightly deserved to be acknowledged as the father of Urdu journalism.
He died on this date in 1956 in Lahore and was buried in Wazirabad.