Farrukh Goindi's book, Loag Dar Loag, launched.

LAHORE -- A book titled, Loag Dar Loag, by Farrukh Sohail Goindi was launched at a hotel on Edgerton Road on Saturday.

Speaking on the occasion, human rights activist I.A. Rehman said Mr Goindi had his basic identity in his political activism and that he loved humanity and had expressed this love through his writings.

'The book gave a wonderful insight into the period from 1969 to 1975. What role leaders and other important personalities played in the annals of history had been well described in the book,' he said.

Mentioning personalities such as Asma Jahangir, Madeeha Gauhar, Hanif Ramay and Dr Anwar Sajjad while peeping through the history was something that made the book worth reading, he added.

Veteran journalist Hamid Mir said many forgotten personalities were also mentioned in the book such as Rao Rasheed, Haji Mumtaz Kahloon and Mehmood Mirza. He also mentioned the first book, Mera Lahoo, written by Goindi, saying the writer had honestly given facts in the book.

Farooq Tariq from Awami Workers Party (AWP) said the book was a detailed insight into the personalities while keeping in view the historical background of situations.

'Through this book, the writer had tried to keep alive the norms and values of the Left.'

Mr Tariq announced that he and Mr Goindi would soon hold a big gathering at Mochi Gate, inviting labourers and the workers where they would make speeches.

Hussain Naqi said Goindi was a wonderful, well-informed person who had his own identity. 'The...

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