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Majeed Amjad

1914 - 1974 | Punjab, Pakistan

One of the founding-fathers of modern Urdu poetry.

One of the founding-fathers of modern Urdu poetry.

Profile of Majeed Amjad

Pen Name : 'amjad'

Real Name : Abdul Majid

Born : 29 Jun 1914 | Jhang, Punjab

Died : 11 May 1974

LCCN :n81077034

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Majid Amjad was born at Jhang (Pakistan) on June 29, 1914. After completion of his Bachelor in Arts from Lahore, Majid worked for several years as an editor of a semi-government journal, Arooj-e-Jhang. A major part of his life was spent in Sahiwaal (Montgomery), from where he retired as an Assistant Food Controller, in 1972. He died on 11th May, 1976. His complete poetical works containing about 600 pages of ghazals and nazms, titled Loh-e-Dil, were published posthumously in 1987.

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