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Poet Atta Shad’s being remembered today

Staff ReportKARACHI: Famed Urdu and Balochi poet Atta Shad is being remembered on his death anniversary today (Monday).Atta Shad was born in 1939 in South Baluchistan. He is inarguably one of the foremost intellectuals from Balochistan. His repertoire includes two collections of verse in Urdu and three collections of verse in Balochi besides three research...

SAMAA | - Posted: Feb 13, 2012 | Last Updated: 9 years ago
SAMAA |
Posted: Feb 13, 2012 | Last Updated: 9 years ago
Poet Atta Shad’s being remembered today

Staff ReportKARACHI: Famed Urdu and Balochi poet Atta Shad is being remembered on his death anniversary today (Monday).Atta Shad was born in 1939 in South Baluchistan. He is inarguably one of the foremost intellectuals from Balochistan. His repertoire includes two collections of verse in Urdu and three collections of verse in Balochi besides three research related works that also include the Urdu-Balochi dictionary. He was appointed the director of National Art Council Quetta in 1973. Atta Shad was the recipient of the Sitara Imtiaz for his services rendered in the filed of literature. He died on 13 February 1997 in Quetta. SAMAA

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