KARACHI: A gathering in memory of Professor Dr Waheed-ur-Rehman was organized by the senior teachers of University of Karachi on Thursday at Karachi Press Club where friends, colleagues and students paid him rich tributes.
Before his killing Dr Waheed-ur-Rehman was serving as assistant professor at Department of Mass Communication University of Karachi.
Professor Mehmood Ghaznawi said till this society raises voice against injustice the brutalities would stay. Quoting a saying of Hazrat Ali (RA), he said the society could survive with infidelity, but not with injustice. He said ironically we are not provided even basic necessities of life until people hold protests.
Dr Mutahar Shaikh said personalities like Prof Waheed are murdered under a conspiracy of anti-social elementsw.
Jamil Kazmi said government should realize that it had been failed to capture the killers of Waheed-ur-Rehman.
Muqtada Mansoor said he cannot believe that Prof Waheed would be the controversial figure for any segment of the society. He said the murders of prominent intellectuals prove the failure of Sindh government.
Dr Tauseef Ahmed said also being a good teacher, Prof Waheed also served journalism.
Karachi Press Club Secretary AH Khanzada said that the murder of a teacher should be considered murder of knowledge.
Nasir Abbas, Adeeb Ansari, Prof Sabeena Qureshi, Maqsood Yousufi, Abid Ali Syed, Dr Riaz Shaikh, Prof Usama Shafeeq, Dr Azadi Fateh also spoke