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Dear reader, please upgrade to the latest version of IE to have a better reading experience. Today marks the 24th death anniversary of Habib Jalibthe revolutionary poet extraordinaire. Born inHabib Jalib migrated to Pakistan from India following partition in and started working for the Daily Imroz in Karachi.

Being a progressive poet he wrote against the military coups of General Ayub Khan and Ziaul Haq and protested in the streets against the Hudood Ordinance alongside women. Jalib was jailed several times but was resilient when it came to his poetry.

His poems Dastoor and Musheer are still as still as popular as they were when he recited them for the first time; Musheer spiked in popularity when the band Laal sang a rendition some hzbib ago. First, he was totally opposed to the currently prevailing socioeconomic system of capitalism, neocolonialism, and feudalism. He spent his life as an advocate of the progressive movement, the left, of Pakistan.

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In fact, it would not be wrong to say, that he was its most public advocate insofar as the masses of workers and peasants were concerned. He also added peotry the reason Habib Jalib was widely read pooetry because he took the complex ideas of socialism and distilled them into indigenous politics, poetry, and humour.


As Jalib himself wrote: Musician and singer Ali Aftab Saeed also held the opinion that there would be none like Jalib because of his character. He refused to take a single penny from the government even when he fell really sick, rather he told former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto who insisted on taking him abroad, that “ye jo baaqi ward pe paray hain woh nazar nahi arahe?

Can’t you see the rest of patients in the ward? He stands as habi inspiration for me because during Jalib’s time, there were many great poets yet his name remains alive because of the purity of his character.

Similarly there are many great artistes other than me who are doing a better job but I feel that characters can make legacies just like Habib Jalib,” he added. What they tell me in turn, tells me all that I want to know of them! It is rare to find A person who would be in the know on this side of the border. Unlike other poets, he had a penchant to sing his poetrt before the public as well. Habib Jalib holds legacy of Ustad Daman and Faiz Ahmad Faiz poetic narrative to fight and resist for change in system for rights of people for social and economic justice.

He lived with common people and wrote against in-justice by ruling classes. Good article has been written to pay this revolutionary poehry. Now poetry without ideology and vision is on decline and similar is case with our leadership and politics.

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Jalib was a great poet as well humanitarian. He was an idealist, a progressive and inspirational person. He would be remembered forever. May God rest his soul habibb peace.

Deserving tribute paid by Dawn. Kya tomeh ward me dosrey mareez nazar nahin Ate. I dont know what was Benazir response. Dear reader, online ads enable us to deliver the journalism you value. Please support us by taking a moment to turn off Adblock on Dawn. Remembering revolutionary poet Habib Jalib on his 24th death hhabib Dawn. Comments 14 Closed Popular Newest Oldest.

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Mar 12, He was a real “darling of the crowd” to say the least. Poet Habib Jalib supported Bengal struggle and jailed in We poetty to read about poets!

Habib Jalib endured poverty and yet preserved his dignity in the service of ordinary people. Here is an other poem by habib jalibs https: Syed zafar kazmi u. Mar 13, It wad honor to have grown up when he was around, they don’t make them like him anymore. Bangladesh’s Sheikh Hasina set for landslide win as opposition demands new vote. Inauguration ceremony of Mohmand dam postponed.

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