|PU PR dept celebrates evening with Hassan Nisar|
LAHORE: (Wednesday, July 18, 2012): Punjab University Department of Public Relations has celebrated an evening with Hassan Nisar at Executive Club here on Tuesday. Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Mujahid Kamran, Mujeeb ur Rehman Shami, Raja Anwar, Dr Mujahid Mansoori, Dr Ajmal Niazi, , Hafeez Khan, Saeed Azhar, Chaudhry Akram, Tariq Majeed Qureshi, Sofia Baidar, Cartoonist Javed Iqbal and other renowned journalists participated in the event.
PU Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Mujahid Kamran said that Hassan Nisar was gifted with prominent ability of truth. He said that Nisar was not a hypocrite and expressed all his feelings without any pressure. He said that Nisar was a sincere person and understood that knowledge was the most important thing of the universe. He said that nobody could write such sentences without experiencing such bitter conditions. Senior Journalist Mujeeb ur Rehman Shami said that Nisar impressed him the most in his contemporary writers. He said that there was a misconception among people that there were differences in his and Nisar thinking while on the contrary, our ideas were similar. He said that Nisar wanted to change the society and was a sensitive writer. Renowned politician Hafeez Niazi said that the personality of Nisar was still a mystery. He said he was basically a private person but had a large number of friends and was aware of the worries of common man. Chairman Punjab Education Foundation Raja Anwar said that Nisar always suggested solutions in his writings. He said that he never preferred lie to truth and introduced new idioms and sentences in his writings.
Renowned politician Chaudhry Akram said that Nisar was a brave journalist and spoke against rulers before them. He said that Nisar pointed out problems and showed the people rays of hope. Renowned columnist Prof Dr Mujahid Mansoori said that Nisar touched feelings of a common man so beautifully which was a great challenge. He said that Nisar used realistic approach in his columns. He said that some people labeled Nisar with the ‘trader of disappointment’ but his style was awakening. Renowned columnist Dr Ajmal Niazi said that Nisar was a person in the city who could annoy someone. He said that Nisar was bestowed with courage and expertise both. Senior Journalist Saeed Azhar said that Nisar’s personality was a triangle and every corner is consisted of him as a man, as an approach and as a group of columnists. He said that Nisar had undergone all the phrases a common Pakistani passed through. He said that his thinking was determined and the balance of his writing had never ever been unbalanced. He termed Nisar as Abdullah Hussain of journalism. Renowned columnist Sofia Baidar said that my father always discussed Nisar with the words of love. She said that the qualities of Muneer Niazi were found in the writings of Nisar. Later, Hassan Nisar shared his memories with the participants and PU VC Dr Mujahid Kamran presented a souvenir to Hassan Nisar.