BAHAWALPUR -Former Resident Director, Bahawalpur Arts Council and eminent journalist Manzoor Sajid was laid to rest here at a local graveyard on Sunday. He was died at Bahawal Victoria Hospital here where he was admitted for the last couple of days after he sustained critical injuries in a roadside accident here the other day. He was 66-year-old and left behind one widow, three sons and a daughter. His funeral prayer was largely attended by the people from all walks of life including, political, social and literary figures, officials, relatives, friends and journalists. He worked for various national and local newspapers including Daily Nawa-i-waqt. He was a well known writer and drama producer. He also produced a number of stage-plays and TV serials for various TV channels besides writing scripts for Radio Pakistan on different issues. He received a Special prize on his production, Ghar to Akhir Apna Hae in 1997 on the eve of the Golden Jubilee Ceremonies of Pakistan. He also served the Punjab Council of the Arts as a Programme Officer at Rawalpindi, Lahore, Faisalabad, Gujranwala and Bahawalpur. Former Punjab council of Arts Lahore Deputy Director Iqbal Khalid and other officials of the Punjab Arts Council and the Bahawalpur Arts Council, local journalists, artistes and literary circles have expressed deep grief and sorrow over the sad demise of Manzoor Sajid and prayed that may Allah Almighty rest the departed soul in eternal peace and grant courage to the bereaved family to bear this loss with fortitude.