Death anniversary of Abid Ali Abid being observed

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The death anniversary of Syed Abid Ali Abid is being observed today.


Syed Abid Ali Abid was an Urdu and Persian poet, was born on 17 September 1906 in Dera Ismail.


LAHORE: Syed Abid Ali Abid wrote many books on literary criticism in Urdu and Persian. He also initiated and edited several literary journals‚ one of which is Sahifa-Lahore. He also was one of the initial drama writers and feature writers at the newly established Radio Pakistan Lahore in the late 1940s and 1950s.


He was one of the story and dialogue writers of the first sound film of the Punjab Heer Ranjha (1931).


Syed Abid Ali Abid died in Lahore on 20 January 1971.