Habib Jalib

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Birthday
24, 1928
Birthplace
Punjab, India
Death Date
Mar 12, 1993 (64)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
24, 1928
Birthplace
Punjab, India
Death Date
Mar 12, 1993 (64)

About

Poet and revolutionary who spoke out against oppression and martial law in Pakistan. His poetry collections include Sir-e-Maqtal, Harf-e-Haqq, and Gumbad-e-Bedar.

Before Fame

He began his career as a proofreader for the Daily Imroze of Karachi.

Trivia

His literary work was censored in the 1960s as a result of his political affiliations.

Family Life

He was born in Punjab, British India, and he later settled in Pakistan. He died at the age of sixty-four and was survived by his wife.

Associated With

Jalib and fellow poet Dom Moraes were both born in India.