Two legends of Urdu Poetry Habib Jalib and Ada Jafri death Anniversary is being observed today in Pakistan on 12th March Saturday. Habib Jalib has 23rd Death anniversary while ada jafri has 1st Death anniversary today on 12th March 2016.
Habib Jalib 23rd Death Anniversary being Observed today
He died at age of 65 on 12 March 1993.
Ada Jafri 1st Death being observed today
Ada jafri was born in Badayun, Uttar Pradesh on 22 August 1924. She was considered as the first Urdu Poet and published as “ The first Lady of Urdu Poetry”.
She wrote many books but which are famous are Ghazal Numa, Shahr-i-Dard, and Tum to Waqif Ho. She was became so popular when her ghazal Honton Pe Un Ke Kabhi Mera Nam HI Aye was sung another Pakistan legend Ustaad Amanat Ali Khan.
She was renowned by her work not in Pakistan but also over the world and received awards from Pakistan Writers’ Guild, the Government of Pakistan and literary societies of North America and Europe in recognition of her work.
She was died on March 12, 2015.