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Death anniversary of Jigar Muradabadi observed
September 09, 2023

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Death anniversary of classical Urdu poet Jigar Muradabadi was observed today [Saturday].

His work includes Dagh-e-Jigar and Shola-e-Tuur while his poetry collection 'Aatish-e-Gul’ was published in 1959.

Jigar Muradabadi is the only second poet, after Allama Muhammad Iqbal, who was awarded an honorary degree of Doctorate in Literature from Aligarh Muslim University.

Faiz Ahmad Faiz regarded him as a master craftsman in his field.