Sajid Khan (writer)

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Sajid Khan
ساجد خان
Sajid Khan Jadoon.jpg
Sajid Khan
Born (1972-03-15) March 15, 1972 (age 44)
Mohallah Tanki, Havelian Distt Abbottabad, Khyber Pakhtoonkhawa , Pakistan
Pen name Sajid Khan
Occupation Teacher.
Nationality Pakistani
Ethnicity Jadoon Pathan Muslim
Education MA Islamiyat Peshawar University , MA Urdu Hazara University.
Genre Afsana , Column.
Years active {1996 – present}

Sajid Khan Havelian (Urdu: ساجد خان‎) (born March 15, 1972) is a Pakistan Urdu writer.[1] [2] [3] [4][5][6][7][8][9][10][11][12][13] His short stories has been published under the title "Mujhe Roshni chahiye" and are being referred to as an important addition in Urdu literature.[14]

Early life[edit]

Sajid Khan was born in Havelian, Abbottabad, a well known city of Khyber Pakhtoonkhawa, Pakistan. His grand father, Mir Muhammad Khan Kialwi was a renowned business man. His father, Sakhawat Khan Kialwi followed ancestor's business.[15] Sajid Khan received his early education from Jinnah Public School and Government High School No 1 Havelian. He completed his Graduation from Government Degree College Havelian in 1996. Later on he obtained a degree of MA Islamic Study from the University of Peshawar in 1999 and MA Urdu from Hazara University in 2005. He is a regular employee of Education Department, Khyber Pakhtoonkhawa.

Literary career[edit]

Title of "Mujhe Roshni Chahiye"

Since 1996 Sajid Khan's writings are being published in different magazines and papers. His stories have been published in major literary journals of Pakistan. In May 2011, collection of short stories by Sajid Khan was published under the title of "مجھے روشنی چاہیے" Mujhe Roshni chahiye (I need a light) by Friends Publisher, Rawalpindi, which was highly appreciated by readers and critics. He also wrote columns for different newspapers on the several issues including social, religious, cultural, political and other aspects of life.[16][17][18]


Title of "Dairay Ka Aseer"

مجھے روشنی چاہیے (I need a light)[19][20]

دائرے کا اسیر (Prisoner of Circle)[21]


  1. ^ Prof. Bashir Ahmad Soz (2012), Hazara Mein Urdu Afsanay Ki Riwayat (Tradition of Urdu Story writing in Hazara), Adbiyaat-e-Hazara, pg.433–451
  2. ^ Prof. Bashir Ahmad Soz (2012), Sanahia October 8 ore Adbiyaat Hazara (Earth Quake 2005 and literature), pg.121–129
  3. ^ Prof Bashir Ahmad Soz (2011), Threek Sahafat Hazara (journalism History of Hazara)pg.282–283
  4. ^ Prof Bashir Ahmad Soz (2010), Hazara Mein Urdu Zuban o Adab Ki Tareekh (History of Urdu Language & Literature in Hazara)
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  14. ^ MrSkjhav. "SAJID KHAN HAVELIAN intreview about FICTION Shamal TV.". YouTube. Retrieved November 19, 2012. 
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  20. ^ M Asim Butt , 2011کے بہترین افسانوں کا انتخاب (2011),(A selection of Best Short stories of 2011, Pakistan), pg.143–147
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