Lal Mohammad Pathan
Lal Mohammad Pathan was the director of Art Gallery and Tharparkar Museum, Mirpurkhas. He initiated fine arts activities in Mirpurkhas (1956) and established an art gallery with the help of the district administration of Mirpurkha in 1973. He has participated in various group shows in Hyderabad, Karachi and Lahore. He was a versatile artist, equally creative with all themes and mediums; but his preference was oil and pallet- knife.
For his portrayal of the desert life of Sindh and his meritorious service to the furtherance of art in the Province, the Government of Pakistan bestowed “Tamgha-e-Imtiaz” on Lal Mohammad Pathan at a special ceremony in March 2006.