Ibrahim Joyo: A wonderful Human Being
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Terath Laki, District Dadu now Jamshoro, Sindh, Pakistan
Muhammad Ibrahim Joyo (Sindhi: محمد ابراهيم جويو) son of Muhammad Khan was born on August 12, 1915, in village Abad near Laki, Kotri, Dadu, now in Jamshoro, Sindh, Pakistan. He is a great scholar of the twenty first century.
Muhammad Ibrahim Joyo got his early education from his village. He got education from Luki and Sann. He passed Matriculation from Sindh Madarsatul Islam in 1934. He passed B.A. in 1938 from DG Sindh College. He went to Bombay for TP education.
Muhammad Ibrahim Joyo was appointed as a teacher in Sindh Madarsatul Islam in 1941. He wrote a book entitled Save Sindh, Save the Continent. This work angered the administration authorities causing a conflict with Pir Ilahi Bux who ordered Joyo’s removal from his job. However, he got a new job in Thatta Municipal High School. Later on he was transferred to Hyderabad in Training College. He was appointed as secretary of Sindhi Adabi Board in 1951. He retired from his job in 1961. Again he was offered the same job a number of times. He was secretary of Sindhi Adabi Board till 1973. He was also involved with Sindh Textbook Board. He also served as Chairman of the Sindhi Adabi Board.
He has translated and written a number of books. He has many translations of famous European books to his credit. He has been writing on Sindh and Sindhi for 70 years.
He has also written many story books and text books for school children, prefaces, debates and a lot of essays.
No political system in Pakistan would prove successful unless nations are granted due rights: Noted Sindhi scholar & intellectual Ibrahim Joyo says.
Noted scholar and intellectual Mohammad Ibrahim Joyo has said due to interference of undemocratic rulers in politics, political and economic situation in the country is going from bad to worse. He said job of army was confined to protecting the geographical frontiers of the country but they indulged in politics.
In our Sindhi culture all are Saeens, but only the rare ones are really Saeens. Saeen Joyo Sahib is indeed one of those. Happy Birthday to a wonderful Human Being. – (Mazhar Lakho)
Below is the link to the only video we have on him. The video was posted last year on SANALAND.- Mazhar Lakho