Mujahid Barelvi

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Mujahid Barelvi is a Pakistani journalist. As of 2015 he appeared on a daily show, "Doosra Pehlu", for CNBC Pakistan.[1] Barelvi is known for his cutthroat questioning skills and journalistic integrity. He has traveled extensively worldwide.[2]

Mujahid was the first Pakistani journalist to enter Kabul in 1979, after the Soviet Invasion.[3] He was secretary of the Karachi Press Club for two years in 1987. He wrote articles for political journals and newspapers and has authored six books on Afghanistan and Baluchistan. As a progressive writer and publisher he founded various magazines. He founded Sonehra Daur Karachi in the 1980's. Bankari was a monthly magazine that covered economics and politics of Pakistan.

Book on Jalib[edit]

In 2011, Mujahid Barelvi wrote a book in the memory of his friend and revolutionary poet Habib Jalib called Jalib Jalib published by Jumhoori Publications.[4][5][6][7] Barelvi gave insights into Jalib’s poetry, personality, political struggle and personal life. He also wrote about his friendship with Habib Jalib, and published almost all of his poems in the book with their history, what inspired Jalib to write his poems and what his intentions and inspirations behind his poems were.[8]

Mujahid Barelvi wrote several reviews on Habib Jalib's Urdu poems in The Friday Times.[9][10][11]

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