LAHORE  - Prof Zahid Javed Shaikh said that Maulana Hasrat Mohani participated in Pakistan Movement and was a leader of Muslim League.

Addressing a special sitting on Maulana’s death anniversary at Aiwan-i-Karkunan-i-Tehreek-i-Pakistan, he said that late Mohani was a romantic poet of Urdu language, journalist, politician and a fearless freedom fighter of Indian Sub-continent. His real name was Syed Fazl ul Hasan. He was born in 1875 at Mohan in Annao district of UP India. Maulana also published a magazine Urdu e Moalla. He died on 13th May 1951.