Urdu writer Qazi Abdussattar passed away
  • Professor Qazi Abdussattar passed away on 29 October 2018.
  • He was a noted Urdu writer and former head of Aligarh Muslim University’s Urdu department
  • He was awarded Padma Shri in 1974.
  • He was also the first recipient of Ghalib Academy Award in 1978.
  • His most famous short story ‘Peetal Ka Ghanta’ drew acclaim in the Urdu literary world.