WSC Awards

Two luminaries have been honored for their contributions to Sindhi Society, according to an announcement of the G M Syed Memorial Committee, Houston, TX.
Renowned Sindhi writer and activist Mr. Mohan Gehani (69) of Bhopal, India was conferred with the prestigious G. M. Syed Memorial Lifetime Achievement Award 2006 in recognition of his exceptional contributions to Sindhi culture, identity and the Sindhi rights movement.
Writer, historian and activist Mr. Khadim Hussain Soomro was awarded the G. M. Syed Memorial Advocacy Award 2006 for his literary and advocacy work promoting the teachings and life's work of G. M. Syed.
These awards were announced on 28 October 2006 during the 18th International Conference on Sindh, organized by the World Sindhi Congress (WSC), a UK- and USA-based human rights advocacy group.
The awards are jointly sponsored by WSC and the G. M. Syed Memorial Committee, a Houston, TX-based educational group.
The G. M. Syed Memorial Committee seeks to promote G. M. Syed's message of non-violence, democracy, secularism and rights for Sindhis and other oppressed people. For more information, visit



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