HYDERABAD – Jul 25,2021- Renowned scholar and political activist Dr Rajab Memon passed away on Sunday in Lahore, where his son has taken him for treatment and care.
Rajab Memon was Ph.D in agriculture extension and economics, Sr. Fulbright Research Scholar, USA; HEC Eminent Professor; Progressive Writer; Socio – Cultural Activist. He served as VC of Sindh agriculture University Tando Jam.
When he joined as VC, SAU was in deficit. He introduced B.Ed programmes in the university, which helped the university to overcome the deficit. He was founder of faculty of Social Sciences in the SAU Tando Jam.
A well-read and alive about the issues of Sindh always encouraged people to come forward. He was teacher and guide of over a dozen research scholars including Dr Parveen Shah, Dr Parveen Munshi, Dr Fateh Muhammad Mari, Dr Ismail Kumbhar.
Dr Rajab did graduation from Tando Jam and then went to Agriculture University Faisalabad. Later he did his PhD from USA.
A man from Daro, district Thatta was with Rasool Bux Palijo founder member of Awami Tahreek . However after retirement from teaching job, he joined Sindh Tarqi Passand Party led by Qadir Magsi.
Dr Rajab Memon wrote dozens of articles on agricultures as well as social, cultural and political issue.
His body will be brought to Hyderabad for burial.
He will be remembered for his commitment and hardwork.
Burial will be tomorrow 11-00 am at Gulistan-e-Sajjad grave yard.
Condolence messages are pouring in across Sindh. People from different walks of life are term Dr Rajab Memon’s death as great loss. They he was Sindh’s great asset.
Bilawal Bhutto Zardari
PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari expressed his sorrow on sad demise of renowned educationist Dr Rajab Ali Memon.
In his message, the PPP chairman expressed his condolences to the bereaved family and said that the Sindh province lost one of the best teachers and academics with the death of Dr. Rajab Ali Memon.
He said Dr Rajab served with dedication in the field of education
Social activists Ashfaq Soomro said, he was a genuine, genius and committed comrade.
Dr Khatau Mal: Very sad news, he was very nice man and compiled and write a very good report on coal in Tharparkar.
Samani Abro: End of an era
Firdous Sangi development activist: Sindh has lost a progressive patriotic son.
Abdul Razaque Chhachhar from Media Department Sindh University: He was my mentor and supporter. He suggested me to go foreign for higher studies