The 23rd death anniversary of eminent Urdu poetess Parveen Shakir was observed on Tuesday.
Parveen Shakir was born in 1952 and started writing at very early age with her tag name Beena. It was 1977 when she got published her first collection of poetry called ‘Khusbu’ which earned a huge fame.
Her famous poetry books also include Mah-e-Tamam “Sad-Barg “, Khud’kalaami” and Inkar.
She died on this day in a car accident in Islamabad in 1994.
The 11th death anniversary of Urdu and Punjabi poet Munir Niazi was also observed on Tuesday.
The Urdu poetry work of Munir Niazi include “Taiz Hawa aur Tanha Phool”, “Jungle main Dhanak” and “Mah-e-Munir” while he published three of his works in Punjabi namely “Safar di Raat”, “Char Chup Cheezan” and “Rasta Dasan Walay Teray.”
He died on this day in Lahore in 2006.