The 39th death anniversary of renowned Punjabi poet and writer Ustad Daman was observed today.
Ustad Daman was born on September 4, 1911 in Lahore and his real name was Chiragh Deen.
He was a tailor by profession and also created precious piece of writing which was published under the title of "Daman de Moti."
Ustad Daman's poetry condemns all sorts of oppression and calls for civil rights and a respectable place for Punjabi language.
His poems still widely quoted in the Punjab as well as in other regions of Pakistan.
He died on this day in 1984 in Lahore.