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Tuesday, June 9, 2009

Biography of Rashid Minhas

The biography which I started in 1985 was finished in a year or so but never got published. Seeing the interest now, I feel I should get it printed as well as make available online. I'll keep you posted, but the first chapter has already been uploaded on my website as a test page. Take a look, and please let me know what you think of it.

One of the younger regulars has commented that she doesn’t know who Sohail Rana is. Perhaps I am jumping too abruptly from Rashid Minhas to the anthem of the Organization of Islamic Conference (OIC). I would like to explain: look out for the next post.

10 comments:

  1. Very interesting and impressive opening chapter. Really attracts you to the innocent personality of " Rishi ".

    It will afford an opportunity to see the making of a great person from a young and innocent boy.

    J a v ed

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  2. Superb! I am anxiously waiting for seeing it in published form and reading it all in one sitting. Also I am highly impressed with your knowledge and eloquence, have added this blog in Favorites :)

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  3. Khurram Sahib, the test page of Rashid Minhas biography is interesting and we look forward eagerly for the publication of book.

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  4. As soon as i signed in to my inbox on my cell phone,i read announcement about the book which left me so excited.
    I immediately ran towards my pc to connect net, so that i can read the first chapter you've uploaded on your web!
    I just finished reading it,it is nice and is interest-building as well.
    I would be extremely happy if you make sure its presence online but i will purchase it for SuRE!!i'm so much fond of having a nice collection of books in my little library!
    So far i've no any urdu book purchased by my own pocket money :P,but it would be the first :)

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  5. Javed Sahib, Mujahid, Akhtar and ReeBz, thanks. It will be published soon, insha Allah.

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  6. The momentum here & everything I've seen on this book/biography excites me as well & I hope I will be one of the first to read it in English!
    Bravo, Khurram! Keep up the writer's high calling. U are one of the best your dear & beautiful country has. And the students here are also up and coming leaders of outstanding value - and probably are already without always knowing so.

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  7. Connie, thanks. I am honored by your comment (as well as the other comments here). I shall try to get the book translated into English too, and that shouldnt be difficult since the primary material is entirely in that language.

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  8. mjy rashid minhas buhat pasand hai.agar mera bas chaly to main bhi rashid ki tarha he shhid hun.

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  9. i lov rashid minhas,,,,,main un ki trha hi shaheed hona chahti hon..kash aisa ho skta k mai apne country k liyee jaan dy skon...kash mai kbi un sy mil skti meri life ki sb se badi wish hai k kash mai army join kr skon.
    un jesy ksi insan se,,,,,,,,,,adiba rehmat ali .....13..11..2009,,,,,,,,,,,,sahiwal

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  10. its gr8....i am vry curious to no d whole biography......pleazh upload it az soon az possible........

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