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Mazhar Imam is no more – tributes paid by Barqi Azmi and Muslim Saleem

January 31, 2012 Leave a comment

Bhopal, January 30, 2012 (Muslim Saleem): Poet and writer Amhad Ali Barqi Azmi has paid poetic tributes to noted Urdu poet Mazhar Imam. A condolence meeting was also held at Bhopal where tributes were paid to the departed soul. The meeting was presided over by Mulsim Saleem. Mazhar Imam  breathed his last at New Delhi on Monday. He was 83 and is survived by wife, a daughter and a son. He was laid to rest at Mayur Vihar, Phase -1, on Tuesday afternoon.  The poet, who enriched Urdu poetry with a new genre of Aazad Ghazal, died of heart attack. A writer since the age of 13, Imam retired as the senior director of Doordarshan in Jammu and Kashmir but his real passion lay in reading and writing. He had 13 books on Urdu poetry published and also founded a new genre of Urdu poetry called Azad Ghazal. The litterateur, who was counted among the leading contemporary poets, had four volumes of poetry to his credit — Zakhm-e-Tamanna (1962), Rishta Goonge Safar Ka (1974), Pichle Mausam Ka Phool (1987) and Band Hota Hua Bazaar. Read more…

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