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Birth anniversary of Ahmad Faraz being observed today
January 12, 2020

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The 89th birth anniversary of renowned Urdu poet Ahmad Faraz is being observed on Sunday.

Ahmed Faraz was awarded with various 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.

His famous works include Tanha Tanha, Dard-e-Ashub, Nayaft, Shab Khoon, Meray Khwab Reza Reza and Janan Janan.

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