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AllahDad Bohyo (Sindhi: ڊاڪٽر الهداد ٻوهيو‎) was born on 18 August 1934 in village Pechoha, Larkana District, Sindh. He was a known writer, educationist, scholar, linguist and poet. He died on 16 July 1994.[1]

AllahDad Bohyo
Native name
ڊاڪٽر الهداد ٻوهيو
BornAllahDad Bohyo
(1934-08-08)8 August 1934
Kamber Sindh, British India
Died16 July 1994(1994-07-16) (aged 59)
OccupationTeacher, linguist,Poet, and Philosopher
Alma materUniversity of Sindh
SubjectSindhi Language
Literary movementProgressive
SpouseMuhammad Ali, Sindhya , Haya o Nisa and Nasraan
PartnerNoor Jahan



He did Master of Arts in English and Bachelor of Teaching. He got PhD degree in 1977 under the supervision of Ghulam Ali Allana from University of Sindh. The topic of his research article was "Sindhi Boli jo Samaji Karaj" Sindhi: سنڌي ٻوليءَ جو سماجي ڪارج‎.[2]

Professional careerEdit

Dr. AllahDad Bohyo started his practical life as a teacher in 1957. Later on he was promoted as director of education and remained on this post till the last days of his life. Dr. Bohyo is known as literary circle with his criticism and linguistic qualities.[citation needed] He worked his whole life for the promotion of language and literature,[3] his favorite fields were research and he took a deep interest in social linguistics.[4][unreliable source?]


His PhD thesis was published by Institute of Sindhology in 1978. His articles and essays have been published in different periodicals and newspapers.[5] He has also written some books on research and criticism.[6] It includes "Tanqeedaan" in 1980. Adab ja fikri moharik (Sindhi: ادب جا فڪري محرڪ‎) in 1984 and Ilm Tahkqee in 1970. Dr. Bohyo has compiled a book on poetry named "Chawanda karo Karo" (Sindhi: چوندا ڪارو ڪارو‎) but so far it has not published.[citation needed]


He died on 16 July 1994 from a heart attack while he was addressing a Seminar at Tando Adam, Sindh.


  1. ^ Prof Hassan Bux Noonari (2015). Legends of Modern Sindh. Roshni Publications. p. 74.
  2. ^ "الهداد ٻوهيو ڊاڪٽر : (Sindhianaسنڌيانا)". Retrieved 9 April 2018.
  3. ^ "Center For Peace & Civil Society CPCS".
  4. ^ "محقق، نقاد ۽ تعليمدان ڊاڪٽر الهداد ٻوهيو". Retrieved 9 April 2018.
  5. ^ "Sindhi Adabi Board Online Library (Dramas)". 2015-06-19. Archived from the original on 2015-06-19. Retrieved 2018-08-27.
  6. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 4 June 2016. Retrieved 19 May 2016.