Lahore: Ninth death anniversary of renowned poet and veteran literary scholar, Ahmad Nadeem Qasmi was marked across the country on Friday. Literacy organizations arranged various programs in connection with the death anniversary of Ahmed Nadeem Qasmi. Special prayers were offered for the departed soul. The renowned poet was born as Ahmad Shah Awan on November 20, 1916 in the village Anga of Khushab District.
He published collections of his best-known work including poetry volumes Jalal-o-Jamal, Shola-i-Gul and Kisht-i-Wafa, and short story collections Chopaal,Sannata, and Kapaas ka Phool, Bagolay, Tal-o-Gharoob, Sailab-o-Gardab,Anchal, ghar se ghartak. Qasimi is a recipient of Pride of Performance (1968) and Pakistan Academy of Letters’ lifetime achievement award as well as the country’s highest civil honour Sitara-i-Imtiaz (1980) for his literary work.
The Nation, “Nation remembers Ahmad Nadeem Qasmi on 9th death anniversary,” in The Nation, July 10, 2015. Accessed on July 12, 2015, at: http://nation.com.pk/national/10-Jul-2015/nation-remembers-ahmad-nadeem-qasmi-on-9th-death-anniversary
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