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Birth anniversary of Ahmad Faraz observed
January 12, 2022

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The 91st birthday anniversary of renowned revolutionary poet Ahmad Faraz was observed today (Wednesday).

He was born in Kohat on this day in 1931. His real name was Syed Ahmed Shah.

Ahmad Faraz got his Master degree in multiple languages, including Urdu, Persian and English Literature.

The famous works of the renowned poet include Tanha Tanha, Dard-e-Ashub, Nayaft, Shab Khoon, Meray Khwab Reza Reza and Janan Janan.

Ahmad Faraz was conferred with numerous awards, including the Adam Jee Literary Award, Sitara-e-Imtiaz and Hilal-e-Imtiaz by the government of Pakistan in recognition of his literary contributions to the Urdu language.

He died in Islamabad on August 25, 2008 due to kidney failure.