Promoters & Preservers of Sindhyat

Promoters & Preservers of Sindhyat

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Lekhraj Kishinchand Mirchandani


Name Lekhraj Kishinchand Mirchandani
Title if any  : ‘Aziz’ 
Date of Birth : Hyderabad, Sind
Place of Birth : 19.12.1897
Academic Attainments          : B.A.
Permanent Residential
Address
: Shyam Niwas, B. Desai Road,
Mumbai-400 026
Occupation/ Profession : Retired Lecturer in Sindhi

Significant Literary Achievements/ Contributions :


Aziz wrote 11 books of Poetry, 5 books in prose, making a total of 16 books.  A few most significant are given below:
As Poet :
1.    ‘Gulzar-e-Aziz’ (Garden of Aziz),  Poetry.
2.    ‘Shairani Shamaa’ (Poetic Candle), Poetry.
3.    ‘Abshar’ (Waterfall), Peotry.
4.    ‘Surahi’ (Goblet), Poetry.
5.    ‘Adabi-Aino’ (Mirror of Literature).
6.    ‘Sindhi Istalah’, Collection of Sindhi Idioms & Phrases.

As Dramatist :
He wrote the following plays:
1.    ‘Ghariban Maar’ (Poor torched).
2.    ‘Kumar Ajit Singh’.
3.    ‘Mister Majnu’.

Recognition By Way Of Award/ Honours :


He received several awards, including the prestigious Sahitya Akademi Award for his book ‘Surahi’ in 1966.

Additional Information :


Aziz, a renowned poet and writer was well respected and much sought after poet.

Finale :

‘Aziz’ was an eminent poet of Sindhi community.  He was an expert in the prosody and nuances of poetry.  He had a predominant and striking personality.  His contribution to Sindhi literature and poetry was in abundance.  He was multifaceted person and he could write peotry and prose with equal excellence.  Also he has written number of Sindhi plays which were successfully staged and were quite popular.

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