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Ata-ul-Haq Qasmi

Profession: writer, columnist, poet
Location: Lahore
Born: 1. February 1943

Administration by Farhan Wilayat Butt
Ata ul Haq Qasmi is one of the leading and most popular columnist of Pakistan who has been writing Urdu columns for more than last 45 years in the leading newspapers with the name of "Rozan-e-Dewar Sey". The most distinguished character of Qasmi�s column is his satire on social inequalities of the society and his anti dictatorship stance which he boldly takes in his columns. He has a unique of writing incomparable to any other columnist because of his humorous way which holds the reader till the last line of his column which is his punch line. Qasmi was also elevated to the position of Ambassador of Pakistan in Norway and Thailand during 1997 to 1999. He is also a very famous drama writer and poet. His books of columns include "Column Tamam", "Shar Goshiyan", "Hansna Rona Mana Hay", "Mazeed Ganjey Farishtey" and many more while his TV Drama Serials include the most popular "Khwaja and Son", "Shab Daig", "Sheeda Talli" etc. His travelogues are also very popular and one of the best is "Shoq-e-Awargi". Qasmi has also received the Pride of Performance and Sitara-e-Imtiaz (highest civil awards) from President of Pakistan in addition to many other awards over his literary contributions. Mushtaq Ahmad Yousfi has termed Qasmi as the best columnist of Pakistan while Altaf Gohar has termed him as the most wittiest columnist of Pakistan.

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Seminar on Faiz Ahmed Faiz
Ata-ul-Haq Qasmi

Oct 16, 2011
4:00 pm - 09:00 am

Alhamra Arts Council - The Mall
"Faiz - Aman aur Azadi ka Shayer"

A seminar on Faiz Ahmed Faiz will be conducted by Lahore Arts Counsel.

Details of the programme are mentioned as under:

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