CONTRIBUTION OF DR. N. A. BALOCH IN THE FIELD OF HISTORY

Abstract

Dr. Nabi Bakhsh Khan Baloch (Pen name : Dr. N. A. Baloch) was a man with the curiosity of an explorer and the aptitude of a scholar. He was a versatile and erudite writer, having mastery over Sindhi, Urdu, Arabic, Persion and English. He was a born researcher who devoted his life to uncovering every stone as it were, of Sindh to reveal the life underneath. He has helped Sindh make monumental leaps in its knowledge about itself. There is no corner of Sindh’s History, folklore, culture, geography and anthropology that has escaped his research. He contributed several books and research articles on the History, Folklore, Linguistics, Literature, Education, Civilization & Culture of Sindh. This article aims to capture at least some glimpses of his intellectual achievements particularly in the field of Sindh’s History and Historiography.

Barkat Dahri