13th death anniversary of prominent progressive poet, short story writer, and journalist Ahmad Nadeem Qasmi was observed on Wednesday.
Ahmad Nadeem Qasmi was born on 20th November, 1916 at Koranga in Khushab tehsil of Sargodha.
In 1947, he joined the editorial board of reputed journal “Savera” and was elected Secretary General of Progressive Writers Association, Pakistan.
Qasmi’s collections of short stories include Chaupal, Bagooley, Tulu-o-Ghuroob, Girdaab, Sailaab, Aanchal, Aabley, Aas Paas, Dar-o-Deewaar, Sannata, Bazaar-e-Hayaat.
His poems are collected in Rim Jhim, Jalaal-o-Jamaal, Shola-i-Gul, Dasht-e Wafaa, Muheet, Dawaam, Tehzeeb-o-Fan, Dhadkanein, Lauh-e Khaak, Arz-o-Sama and Noor-e Jamaal.
His critical books are Adab aur Taleem ke Rishtey Pas-e Lafz, and Maaeni ki Talaash.