Remembering poet Faiz Ahmad Faiz on his 33rd death anniversary

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Remembering poet Faiz Ahmad Faiz on his 33rd death anniversary

The 33rd death anniversary of revolutionary poet Faiz Ahmad Faiz is being observed today.

Faiz Ahmad Faiz was born on 13th February, 1911, at Kala Qader in Narowal district of Punjab.

He was a notable member of the Progressive Writers' Movement and an avowed Marxist. He received the Lenin Peace Prize from the Soviet Union in 1962.

Faiz's literary work was posthumously publicly honoured when the Pakistan Government conferring upon him the nation's highest civil award of Nishan-e-Imtiaz, in 1990.

His major literary works include, Naqsh-e-Faryadi, Dast-e-Saba, Zindan-Nama, Dast-e-Tah-e-Sung, Mere Dil Mere Musafir Sar-e-Wadi-e-Sina which have been combined as one book Nuskha Haa-e-Wafa.