Ali Arshad Mir FOR STUDENTS

BIOGRAPHICAL MEMOIR OF HOMER OF PUNJAB (ALI ARSHAD MIR SAHAB )

Ali Arshad Mir

  Ali ArshadMir
Born 1 January 1951
ChishtianPunjab, Pakistan
Died 16 October 2008 (aged 57)
Resting place AAP DARGA, Chishtian,Punjab, Pakistan
Nationality Pakistani
Other names Homer of Punjab
Ethnicity Punjabi
NAME OF BOOK Ik katha de war
Occupation ProfessorPoet

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Ali Arshad Mir (Urdu: علی ارشد میر‎, January 1, 1951 – October 16, 2008) was an epic Punjabi poet and writer, sometimes described as the “Homer of Punjab”.[1] His works have been translated into languages such as Urdu and English. In the 1970s, his International Anthem brought him recognition. Its lines, Girti hui dewaar ko aik dhaka aur do (Urdu: گرتی ہوئی دیوار کو ایک دھکا اور دو‎) are a popular slogan in the Punjab. His work includes dozens of poems that depict the socio-economic condition of society’s oppressed people. They also highlight the sacrifices of the subcontinent’s resistance movements.

Personal life
                 Ali Arshad was born in a Muslim family of Chishtian district, 250 km away from LahorePunjab, Pakistan. He completed his M.A. in Punjabi language, and was appointed as an Associate Professor in Government M.A.O College Lahore.

Major works
                 Mir Sahab wrote his first work of poetry at the age of 16 and was considered an “revolutionary”, or profound poet, from a very early age. He dedicated his life to the depiction of the suffering of the underprivileged. His poems are considered a source of inspiration for oppressed people.[2] In the 1970s, he wrote the revolutionary international anthem, “Girti hui dewaar ko aik dhaka aur do”,[3] which remains a popular slogan used in rebellions. In the same era, he wrote a Pakistani shadow playRavi Sy Bias Tak. He compiled the posthumous work of Ustad Daman and named it Daman Daye Moti.Kaifi Azmi translated Mir’s poems to Urdu. Waheed Ahmed [4]‘s poem “khana badosh”, considered a major Urdu work, was derived from Mir Sahab’s epic poem “Gawachi Katha de War”.

Legacy
                 Mir Sahab died in October 2008.[5] His last words were “nazam kuj chair baad samny ay gee” and he rests in Bahawalnagar Punjab, Pakistan.[6] His literary work was published posthumously. His book Ik Katha De War consists of autobiographical notes about his life, beliefs and teachings. The play Ravi Sy Bias Tak is included in the syllabus of National College of Arts. Every year, the Mir Foundation organizes Punjabi Mela,[7] an event that consists of poets and people associated with Punjabi literature paying Mir tribute by organizing his works.[8][9][10]

 

References

  1. Jump up^ Glowing Tributes for Arshad Mir
  2. Jump up^Daily Aaj Kal Newspaper report
  3. Jump up^Benazir Bhutto in jacobabad on YouTube
  4. Jump up^ Waheed Ahmed
  5. Jump up^Ali Mir sahab Remembered
  6. Jump up^Homer of Punjab on YouTube
  7. Jump up^Pakistan Defense
  8. Jump up^3rd Punjabi Mela on YouTube
  9. Jump up^Daily Times
  10. Jump up^Poet Prof Ali Arshad Mir Condolence Seminar on YouTube

External links
Zee news November 22, 2008
Ali Arshad Mir
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ali_Arshad_Mir

Ali Arshad Mir Ali ArshadMir Born	1 January 1951 Chishtian, Punjab, Pakistan Died	16 October 2008 (aged 57) Resting place	AAP DARGA, Chishtian,Punjab, Pakistan Nationality	Pakistani Other names	Homer of Punjab Ethnicity	Punjabi NAME OF BOOK	Ik katha de war Occupation 	Professor, Poet From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Ali Arshad Mir (Urdu: علی ارشد میر‎, January 1, 1951 – October 16, 2008) was an epic Punjabi poet and writer, sometimes described as the "Homer of Punjab".[1] His works have been translated into languages such as Urdu and English. In the 1970s, his International Anthem brought him recognition. Its lines, Girti hui dewaar ko aik dhaka aur do (Urdu: گرتی ہوئی دیوار کو ایک دھکا اور دو‎) are a popular slogan in the Punjab. His work includes dozens of poems that depict the socio-economic condition of society's oppressed people. They also highlight the sacrifices of the subcontinent's resistance movements. Personal life                  Ali Arshad was born in a Muslim family of Chishtian district, 250 km away from Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan. He completed his M.A. in Punjabi language, and was appointed as an Associate Professor in Government M.A.O College Lahore. Major works                  Mir Sahab wrote his first work of poetry at the age of 16 and was considered an "revolutionary", or profound poet, from a very early age. He dedicated his life to the depiction of the suffering of the underprivileged. His poems are considered a source of inspiration for oppressed people.[2] In the 1970s, he wrote the revolutionary international anthem, "Girti hui dewaar ko aik dhaka aur do",[3] which remains a popular slogan used in rebellions. In the same era, he wrote a Pakistani shadow play, Ravi Sy Bias Tak. He compiled the posthumous work of Ustad Daman and named it Daman Daye Moti.Kaifi Azmi translated Mir's poems to Urdu. Waheed Ahmed [4]'s poem "khana badosh", considered a major Urdu work, was derived from Mir Sahab's epic poem "Gawachi Katha de War". Legacy                  Mir Sahab died in October 2008.[5] His last words were "nazam kuj chair baad samny ay gee" and he rests in Bahawalnagar Punjab, Pakistan.[6] His literary work was published posthumously. His book Ik Katha De War consists of autobiographical notes about his life, beliefs and teachings. The play Ravi Sy Bias Tak is included in the syllabus of National College of Arts. Every year, the Mir Foundation organizes Punjabi Mela,[7] an event that consists of poets and people associated with Punjabi literature paying Mir tribute by organizing his works.[8][9][10] References 1.	Jump up^ Glowing Tributes for Arshad Mir 2.	Jump up^ Daily Aaj Kal Newspaper report 3.	Jump up^ Benazir Bhutto in jacobabad on YouTube 4.	Jump up^ Dr. Waheed Ahmed 5.	Jump up^ Ali Mir sahab Remembered 6.	Jump up^ Homer of Punjab on YouTube 7.	Jump up^ Pakistan Defense 8.	Jump up^ 3rd Punjabi Mela on YouTube 9.	Jump up^ Daily Times 10.	Jump up^ Poet Prof Ali Arshad Mir Condolence Seminar on YouTube External links           Zee news November 22, 2008          Ali Arshad Mir          https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ali_Arshad_Mir

Ali Arshad Mir
Ali ArshadMir
Born 1 January 1951
Chishtian, Punjab, Pakistan
Died 16 October 2008 (aged 57)
Resting place AAP DARGA, Chishtian,Punjab, Pakistan
Nationality Pakistani
Other names Homer of Punjab
Ethnicity Punjabi
NAME OF BOOK Ik katha de war
Occupation
Professor, Poet
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ali Arshad Mir (Urdu: علی ارشد میر‎, January 1, 1951 – October 16, 2008) was an epic Punjabi poet and writer, sometimes described as the “Homer of Punjab”.[1] His works have been translated into languages such as Urdu and English. In the 1970s, his International Anthem brought him recognition. Its lines, Girti hui dewaar ko aik dhaka aur do (Urdu: گرتی ہوئی دیوار کو ایک دھکا اور دو‎) are a popular slogan in the Punjab. His work includes dozens of poems that depict the socio-economic condition of society’s oppressed people. They also highlight the sacrifices of the subcontinent’s resistance movements.
Personal life
Ali Arshad was born in a Muslim family of Chishtian district, 250 km away from Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan. He completed his M.A. in Punjabi language, and was appointed as an Associate Professor in Government M.A.O College Lahore.
Major works
Mir Sahab wrote his first work of poetry at the age of 16 and was considered an “revolutionary”, or profound poet, from a very early age. He dedicated his life to the depiction of the suffering of the underprivileged. His poems are considered a source of inspiration for oppressed people.[2] In the 1970s, he wrote the revolutionary international anthem, “Girti hui dewaar ko aik dhaka aur do”,[3] which remains a popular slogan used in rebellions. In the same era, he wrote a Pakistani shadow play, Ravi Sy Bias Tak. He compiled the posthumous work of Ustad Daman and named it Daman Daye Moti.Kaifi Azmi translated Mir’s poems to Urdu. Waheed Ahmed [4]’s poem “khana badosh”, considered a major Urdu work, was derived from Mir Sahab’s epic poem “Gawachi Katha de War”.
Legacy
Mir Sahab died in October 2008.[5] His last words were “nazam kuj chair baad samny ay gee” and he rests in Bahawalnagar Punjab, Pakistan.[6] His literary work was published posthumously. His book Ik Katha De War consists of autobiographical notes about his life, beliefs and teachings. The play Ravi Sy Bias Tak is included in the syllabus of National College of Arts. Every year, the Mir Foundation organizes Punjabi Mela,[7] an event that consists of poets and people associated with Punjabi literature paying Mir tribute by organizing his works.[8][9][10]
References
1. Jump up^ Glowing Tributes for Arshad Mir
2. Jump up^ Daily Aaj Kal Newspaper report
3. Jump up^ Benazir Bhutto in jacobabad on YouTube
4. Jump up^ Dr. Waheed Ahmed
5. Jump up^ Ali Mir sahab Remembered
6. Jump up^ Homer of Punjab on YouTube
7. Jump up^ Pakistan Defense
8. Jump up^ 3rd Punjabi Mela on YouTube
9. Jump up^ Daily Times
10. Jump up^ Poet Prof Ali Arshad Mir Condolence Seminar on YouTube
External links
Zee news November 22, 2008
Ali Arshad Mir
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ali_Arshad_Mir

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