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High school in Dadu renamed as Taj Sahrai High School

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High school in Dadu renamed as Taj Sahrai High School

Karachi: May 3, 2023 – The School Education and Literacy Department, Government of Sindh has renamed the Government Boys High School Gharibabad, Dadu as Taj Sahrai Government High School Gharibabad.

Syed Sardar Ali Shah, Minister for Education and Literacy Sindh has given its approval. The Secretary Education Ghulam Akbar Laghari in a notification issued on April 27, 2023 states that with the approval of the competent authority i.e. Minister for Education and Literacy Sindh, the School Education and Literacy Department, Government of Sindh has renamed the Government Boys High School Gharibabad, Dadu as Taj Sahrai Government High School Gharibabad.

On the other hand, Dr. Mujeeb Sahrai, Vice Chancellor of Sindh Madressatul Islam University, Karachi has thanked Syed Sardar Ali Shah, Minister for Education and Mr. Ghulam Akbar Laghari, Secretary Education and Literacy Department for presenting great tribute to Mr. Taj Sahrai by giving his name to a high school in Dadu.

He said Taj Sahrai was Sindh’s distinguished educationist, research scholar and archaeologist, who greatly contributed in the fields of education, history, archeology and literature in Sindh. “The education minister of Sindh Syed Sardar Ali Shah has taken a praiseworthy decision to recognize services of Mr. Taj Sahrai by giving his name to a high school located in a city where he had educated a number of young generations during his entire life,” Dr. Mujeeb Sahrai said.

Taj Sahrai was a prominent Pakistani author and archaeologist from Sindh. His real name was Taj Muhammad Memon. He was born on 14 September 1921 in Shikarpur city .
He shifted from Shikarpur to Dadu city and settled there. He served as teacher and being an educationist he was a founder of Talibul Moula High School Dadu Sindh.

Taj Sahrai was founder of Allama I. I Kazi library Dadu,  as well. He authored several books in Sindhi and English languages. His book in English language, the Lake Manchhar is his countable contribution. He was awarded with presidential national award of pride of performance for literary contribution on 14 August 1990.

Sahrai died on 29 October 2002[2] due to heart attack