Turkish Weekly Sebilurresad: S.M. Tevfik’s article about 1913 Karachi


  • Syed Tanvir Wasti Professor Emeritus, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey


Weekly Sebillurresad, 1913 Karachi, S M Tevfik


This article presents a detailed account about Karachi in 1913 sent by S M Tevfik to weekly Sebillurresad from Poona after his departure from Karachi and arrival in Bombay. Under the general column heading of Mekatib and the accompanying heading sub-heading From our Special Correspondent in India was published in the 16 July 1913 issue of Sebilurresad. This was then published in the Ottoman Turkish text. S M Tevfik was a member of the large galaxy of well-known writers, authors and poets from the second half of the 19th century onwards. There was a wealth of books, weekly journals and newspaper produced with the Ottoman Turkish Empire which, at the time and even at the beginning of the 20th Century, was a significant world power. Sirat-e Mustakim, after publishing 182 issues, was registered as Sebilurresad on 6 March 1912 and it ceased publication in 1966.


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