Hafeez Jalandhri being remembered today
LAHORE (92 News) – The 33rd death anniversary of the creator of Pakistan’s National Anthem, Hafeez Jalandhri, is being observed today.
The famous poet was born on 14 January, 1900 in Jalandhar. Hafeez Jalandhri actively participated in Pakistan movement and used his pen for the cause of Pakistan.
He also joined Forces of freedom of Kashmir for the purpose of Kashmir’s independence.
His first poetry collection “Naghma zaar” published in 1935 and later “shahnama Islam” increase his status.
For his literary and patriotic services to Pakistan, Hafeez Jalandhri was awarded Hilal-e-Imtiaz and Pride of Performance by the Government of Pakistan.
He passed away on December 21, 1982 at the age of 82 years.