Promoters & Preservers of Sindhyat

Promoters & Preservers of Sindhyat

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Mohan Gehani

Name Mohan Gehani
Date of Birth : Karachi, Sind (Pakistan)
Place of Birth : 20-1-1938
Academic Attainments          : M.A.
Permanent Residential
: 2A/3 Ratan Nagar,
Four Bungalow Road,
Andheri (W), Mumbai
Telephone Nos. : 91-22-2690 8779
Occupation/ Profession : Administrative Officer,
Indian High School,
P.O. Box. 106, Dubai (U.A.E.)

Significant Literary Achievements/ Contributions :

1.    Popat Pakdinde (Whilst Catching Butterflies), Peotry, 1995.
2.    Jhalkoon (Glimpses of History of Sind), History, 1998.
3.    Ja Chitayam Chit Mein (Portraying of Inner Self), Essays, 1999.
4.    Muhinjo Vatan Kahido (Which is my country), Poetry, 2001.

Recognition By Way Of Award/ Honours :

Mohan has received quite a few  Honours.  Noteworthy among them is an award for significant literary contributions, 2000 (At Baroda by National Council for Promotion of Sindhi Language).

Additional Information :

i)    Mohan has been actively associated with Sindhi literary movement since 1954. He held important positions in various literary/ cultural organisations.  In Dubai, he is instrumental in organising various Sindhi functions.

Finale :

Mohan  is an intellectual of high calibre.  He started writing serious critical essays on important social, cultural and aesthetic subjects.  Later on, he developed interest in the history of Sindh, and his homeland and produced fairly a good book on the subject, the only one written by Sindhi author after partition.

Mohan Gehani remained a devotee to his community’s struggle for preservation of Sindhi language, literature and culture and has been actively working for the movement of Sindhyat from his school days and later in Dubai for over a decade and half, and made a mark in the Sindhi society.

In recent years he has shown his literary flavour and talent.  He has penned a few books of considerable interest and literary merit in poetic prose.

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