Dr Raza, who has written 104 books, had received presidential awards for five times on his research work Seerat-i-Tayyaba He also received Tamgha-i-Imtiaz on his book What is Islam. He wrote books on history, Islam, politics and social issues.
Dr Raza was an educationist and served as the principal of Post-Graduate College, Mardan. He had received his Masters degree in English literature, Persian, Urdu, Islamiat and Pushto.
He was also the author of a number of Pushto plays for Pakistan Television, Peshawar centre. Latoon (literally meaning search) was his last play.