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Death anniversary of renowned writer Dr. Jameel Jalibi being observed today
April 18, 2021

Second death anniversary of renowned writer Dr. Jameel Jalibi is being observed on Sunday.

Dr Jameel Jalibi authored over 40 books on criticism, research and culture, including Pakistan: The Identity of Culture, Tanqeed aur Tajarba and Nai Tanqeed.

Other well-known works written and edited by him include Adab, Culture aur Masaail, Mohammad Taqi Mir, Maasir-i-Adab, Yak-Jehti - Nifaz aur Masail, Diwan-i-Hasan Shauqi and Farhang-i-Istalahaat, some of them running into multiple editions.

Tareekh-i-Adab-i-Urdu is his most remarkable literary accomplishment.

In recognition of his services the government bestowed on him the Sitara-i-Imtiaz, Hilal-e-Imtiaz and Nishan-e-Imtiaz.

Dr Jameel Jalibi was born in Aligrah India on 30th July 1929 and died on this day in 2019 at the age of 89.