Revered Urdu poet Nasir Kazmi’s 48th death anniversary is being observed today.
Kazmi was born on 8th December, 1925 in British India, where he settled in Lahore post-partition and worked as an editor in several Urdu journals, particularly ‘Auraq-e-Nau,’ and ‘Humayun.’
His real name was Raza Kazmi and had ties with Radio Pakistan as well as a wide range of literary publications and organizations.
He was notably famous for writing poems and sonnets of romance.
The poet passed away in Lahore on 2nd March, 1972.
Two collections of his Urdu poetry ‘Barg-e-nai’ (1954) and ‘Deewan’ (1957) were published in his lifetime and ‘Pehli Baarish’ (1975) was published posthumously.