Aslam Farrukhi

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Aslam Farrukhi
اسلم فرخی
Born Aslam Farrukhi
(1923-10-23) October 23, 1923 (age 91)
Lucknow, British India
Nationality Pakistani
Occupation author, critic

Aslam Farrukhi, PP, (Urdu: اسلم فرخی‎) (born October 23, 1923)[1] is an Urdu author, critic, poet, linguist, scholar and broadcaster from Pakistan. He is also known for children's writings. He remained associated as Professor and Chairman with the Department of Urdu, University of Karachi, for many years.[citation needed]

Biography[edit]

Farrukhi was born on 23 October 1923 into a literary family of Lucknow, India. Most of his family members were poets and writers. After the independence of Pakistan in 1947, he with his family migrated to Karachi, Pakistan.[citation needed]

Career[edit]

Farrukhi has taught at Sindh Muslim College and at Karachi University, where he also served as registrar.[2] His son is also scholar Dr. Asif Farrukhi.[3] He was associated as Professor and Chairman with the Department of Urdu, University of Karachi, for many years, and also with Radio Pakistan for more than six years.[citation needed] He is among the country's few writers of children's literature.[citation needed] He has contributed to several literary magazines as an editor.[citation needed]

Bibliography[edit]

  • Muhammad Hussain Azad - Hayat-o-Tasaneef
  • Guldasta-e-Ahbab
  • Aangann main Sitaray
  • Farid-o-Fard Fareed
  • Dabistan-e-Nizam
  • Bachon ke Sultan jee
  • Bachon ke Ranga Rung Amir Khusraw

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Civil Awards". Pid.Gov.pk. Retrieved 2012-02-27. [dead link]
  2. ^ "Urdu has adequate scientific terminology". The Dawn. 24 April 2008. Retrieved 4 March 2010. 
  3. ^ Mutaher, Zia (15 February 2004). "AUTHOR: Asif Farrukhi: Carving a niche". The Dawn. Retrieved 4 March 2010. 

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