Karachi: Renowned scholar Prof Dr. Jamil Jalibi has passed away on Thursday morning owing to prolonged illness. He was 89.
His contribution to Urdu Literature is worth mentioning. His literary works have covered different other fields too however, Tareekh-e-Adab-e-Urdu and the History of Urdu Literature in 4 volumes is considered as one of his greatest contributions in Urdu Literature.
He was born in Aligarh on June 12, 1929. After partition in 1947, he was shifted to Pakistan.