HYDERABAD Aug 04: 26th death anniversary of renowned nationalist leader, orator, writer, poet and social worker, Irfan Mehdi is being observed today. Late Irfan Mehdi was among a few fortunate people in the history of Sindh who earned a lot of respect and fame at a very young age. His first book published when he was only in class eight. and joined jeay Sindh Students Federation in 1983, when he was only thirteen years old. In 1986 he was elected as central press secretary of JSSF. He also remained very close to the founder of Jeay Sindh Movement Sain G M Syed. Irfan Mehdi committed suicide on 4th August 1991.