KARACHI: On Saturday, death anniversary of sub-continent two widely read poets Munir Niazi and Parveen Shakir being observed.
Brief intro of Munir Nizai:
Munir Niazi was born on 1928, he wrote in Urdu and Punjabi languages. His family after the partition migrated to Pakistan. He has done his matriculation from Sahiwal, then intermediate from S.E college Bahawalpur and B.a from Dyal Singh College Lahore. His professional writing expanded from the period of 1960 to 2006. Government of Pakistan has awarded ‘Sitara-e-Imitaiz’ to Munir Niazi. His collection of poetry is available in market with the name of “Kulyat-e-Munir’. He died on 26 December, 2006.
Munir Niazi reciting poetry:
Brief intro of Parveen Shakir:
Parveen Shakir born on 1952. Shakir did two masters, one in English Literature and other in Linguistics. She passed CSS exam and joined the Customs Department. Her first collection of poetry book published in 1976 named ‘Khushbo'(Frangance) , which was instant hit. Her other books are Sad-barg(Marsh Marigold), Khud Kalami (Soliloquy), Inkar (Denial) and Kaf-e-Aina (The Mirror’s Edge).
Shakir received Pride of Peformance from Government of Pakistan . On 26 December, 1994, she had an car accident resulting in death of one of the finest female urdu poet.
Parveen Shakir reciting poetry: