Lucknowites Mourns The Passing Away Of Saleem Kidwai

Lucknowites Mourns The Passing Away Of Saleem Kidwai

Lucknow, August 31 (TNA) The literary world and Lucknow has suffered a huge loss in the passing away of Saleem Kidwai, who breath his last on Monday after suffering a cardiac arrest. A noted historian, author and gay rights activist, Saleem leaves behind a rich and valuable legacy of literature, activism and friendship, his friends said.

He had penned down a few books and had translated some books from Urdu to English. These novels included Ship of Sorrows, Chandni Begum and Lucknow-Wandering In The Lanes Of History 1700's and 1800's. Many prominent people of the city, publishers have mourned his demise.

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