Mazhar Ali Khan served as the Editor-in-Chief of the newspapers Pakistan Times from 1951 to 1959, Dawn in 1972, and the journal Viewpoint.
He graduated from the Punjab University in Lahore in 1939 and was the leader of the students’ movements from 1935 to 1940.
From 1942 to 1945, he served in the Second World War in North Africa and Italy on the side of the Allies.
Mazhar was one of the leaders of the peace movement in Pakistan and, since 1974, was a member of the World Peace Council. He was repeatedly arrested by the government. –
Source: The Encyclopedia of Pakistan-Oxford
Daily Times October 5, 2016