New Delhi: Noted writer and expert in children’s literature, Dr Khushhaal Zaidi, son of Nihal Ahmed, died on Sunday at his residence Ghaffar Manzil, located at Okhla, after a prolonged illness. Khushhal Zaidi’s demise has created a vacuum in the field of literature which is difficult to be filled in the near future.
Late Zaidi was considered an authority in children’s literature. Many of his books on children’s literature have become famous. Bazm-e-Khizr-e-Raah was his publishing house.
Grief gripped in the area after the news of his demise became public. His funeral prayer was offered at Children’s park located at Ghaffar Manzil and he was laid to rest in Batla House graveyard in the presence of a large gathering.