The 23rd death anniversary of renowned Urdu poet Mohsin Naqvi is being observed today (Jan 15). Mohsin Naqvi was a Pakistani poet, popular for his ghazals.
Naqvi was born on 5 May 1947 in Dera Ghazi Khan, Pakistan. His father Syed Chirag Hussain Shah, was a saddlemaker and later worked as a food vendor. He was an active member of Shia Muslim community which is believed to be the reason behind his assassination.Naqvi published several books of poetry during his lifetime.
His poetry didn’t include only the love of alif laila type but also he wrote against the Rulers of the world who don’t care their people. He wrote a geet “lahron ki tarah tujhko marne nahi denge” for a film “Husn-e-Bazar” and won the best film award. He was murdered in 1996 on 15 January at Lahore in main Bazar. In murder of Mohsin Naqvi Nominated Riaz Basra.
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17 November, 2019