LAHORE (Staff Report) – The 20th death anniversary of renowned Urdu poet Mohsin Naqvi is being observed today (Friday).

He was born in Dera Ghazi Khan on 5th May 1947. His parents had named him ‘Ghulam Abbas’ which he later changed to Ghulam Abbas Mohsin Naqvi.

He graduated from Government College Multan and earned Master degree from University of the Punjab, Lahore.

He was shot at his home in Lahore on 15 January 1996. His funeral prayer was held in Lahore, and dead body was later moved to him native village.

Mohsin Naqvi’s famous books include Azaab-e-Deed, Khaima-e-Jaan and Berg-e-Sehra.