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Veteran Poet Ahmed Nadeem Qasmi’s 13th Death Anniversary

LAHORE: The 13th death anniversary of veteran literary scholar and poet Ahmad Shah Awan commonly known as Ahmad Nadeem Qasmi is being observed on Tuesday (today).

He was born on 20th November 1916 in the village Anga of Khushab District.

He was given Pride of Performance, Pakistan Academy of Letters’ lifetime achievement award, as well as the country’s highest civil honour, Sitara-i-Imtiaz.He published collections of his best-known work include poetry volumes Jalal-o-Jamal, Shola-i-Gul and Disht-i-Wafa, and short story collections Chopaal, Sannata, and Kapaas ka Phool, Bagolay, Tal-o-Gharoob, Sailab-o-Gardab, Anchal, Ghar se Ghartak.

He died at the age of 89 on 10th July 2006 in Lahore.