A short introduction to the personality and achievement of former chairman, industrial tribunal and former member of A P Human Rights Commission E Ismail was launched by Justice B Subhashan Reddy, chairman of state Lok Ayuktha, on August 19. The writer Maqbool Farooqui’s another book Sare Sham was released by the Siasat editor Zahid Ali Khan. Justice Subhashan Reddy was all praise of Urdu language and said once it was a lingua franca in the state and was spoken by everybody. Even his family letters were written in Urdu. It is the language of unity and integrity. He said E Ismail was a legal luminary and worked with him when he was the chairman of AP Human Rights Commission. He congratulated him as his introduction was published.
Zahid Ali Khan said it was a good omen that two Urdu books were released at the office of Lok Ayuktha. It shows the attachment of the chairman Justice Subhashan Reddy with the language. He gave a brief account of the services of E Ismail in the legal and social arenas. Editor Shugofa Urdu monthly Dr Mustafa Kamal and Raoof Khair, a literary critic presented their articles reviewing the books. Ahmed Siddiqui Mukesh a social activist looked after the arrangements and welcomed the guests.
A large gathering including lawyers, writers, intellectuals prominently Mufti Sadiq Mohiuddin, Turabul Hassan, Iftekhar Hussain, Khaja Kamaluddin,Imtiaz Hussain, Congress leader S K Afzaluddin, senior journalist Kabir Siddiqui and others attended the meeting.