Classical poet Jigar Muradabadi remembered on death anniversary

LAHORE (Web Desk) : The classical Urdu poet Jigar Muradabadi was remembered on his death anniversary.

The poet was born on April 6, 1890 in India.

His work includes ‘Dagh-e-Jigar’ and ‘Shola-e-Tuur’ while his poetry collection ‘Aatish-e-Gul’ was published in 1959.

Jigar Muradabadi is the only second poet, after Allama Muhammad Iqbal, who was awarded an honorary degree of Doctorate in Literature from Aligarh Muslim University.

Faiz Ahmad Faiz regarded him as a master craftsman in his field.

He died on September 9, 1960.