Intikhab-e-Kalam: Sufi Ghulam Mustafa Tabassum

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Intikhab-e-Kalam: Sufi Ghulam Mustafa Tabassum

Compiled by Rauf Parekh

This is a representative selection of Sufi Ghulam Mustafa Tabassums poetry. He was an eminent poet in Urdu and in Punjabi. He has also translated Persian poetry for children into Punjabi and Urdu. He also wrote many patriotic songs. In the Indo-Pak wars, he composed many motivational songs for the nation and the troops. He was the first Urdu poet to consciously work in the childrens interest. His songs are very popular among the general public and his poetry is a part of the primary school syllabus. In 1962, he received the Pride of Performance Award from the President of Pakistan and was later awarded the Sitara-i-Imtiaz by the President of Pakistan.

Author Description
Dr Rauf Parekh has an MA and PhD from the University of Karachi. He is a critic of Urdu Literature and regularly contributes to the daily Dawn, Karachi. He is a former Chief Editor of the Urdu Dictionary Board. Now he is teaching at the Department of Urdu, University of Karachi. He is the compiler of the first slang Urdu dictionary and Chief Editor of the Oxford Urdu – English Dictionary.


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