Eminent Urdu poet, scholar and philosopher Jaun Elia is being remembered on his 18th death anniversary on Sunday [8th November].
He was born on 14 December, 1931. He started writing poetry at the age of 8 but published his first collection, Shayad, when he was 60.
His poetry collections included Sukhan Meri Udasee Hai, Zakham-e-Umeed, Mubada, Tumharey Aur Mere Darmiyan, Daricha Haye Kheyal and Qitaat.
Jaun Elia was died on 8 November 2002 in Karachi at the age of 70.