By our staff reporter
BADIN: The prominent writer and journalist Mohammad Usman Rahukro has passed away after a protracted illness.
He breathed his last in a private hospital in Hyderabad on early Monday due to kidney failure. He was 58.
Mr. Rahukro was associated with the leading Sindhi Daily Kawish as its reporter in Tando Bago town of Badin district from its launch until last breathes.
He was among the few journalists of lower Sindh, who extensively worked on the historical places of Sindh and the ancient flows of dead rivers and also authored as many as four books.
Mr. Rahukro was also poet and a primary school teacher and but got his early retirement from his teaching profession and devoted himself to the research work to write more books on the historical sites of Sindh including the old flows of the rivers.
He also wrote a book on the famous women of Sindh for which he was highly appreciated but his last book on old river earned great name and fame for him.
Mr. Rahukro was given a number of the awards of his write-ups and stories and only few days back he was awarded with another award for his work in the field of journalism. He has left behind three sons and thousands of his books readers to mourn his death. He was laid to rest in his ancestral graveyard near village Mato Rahukro near Tando Bago town.
The people from different walks of life have expressed their deep grief over his ‘untimely’ death.