Mohsin Naqvi

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Mohsin Naqvi
Born Syed Ghulam Abbas Naqvi
5 May 1947
Dera Ghazi Khan, British India
Died 15 January 1996
Village Sadat, Dera Ghazi Khan
Occupation Poet
Nationality Pakistani
Genre Ghazal
Subject Love, philosophy, Ahl al-Bayt

Mohsin Naqvi (1947−1996) was a renowned Pakistani poet.

Early life and education[edit]

Naqvi was born on 5 May 1947 in Dera Ghazi Khan, Pakistan. His father Syed Chirag Hussain, was a saddlemaker and later worked as a food vendor. His parents had named him 'Ghulam Abbas' which he later changed to Ghulam Abbas Mohsin Naqvi. Naqvi had six siblings.[1] Naqvi graduated from Government College Multan and earned his masters degree from the University of the Punjab, Lahore.

He was shot at his home in Lahore on 15 January 1996. His funeral prayer was led by Tehreek Nafaz Fiqh-e-Jafariya, Chief Allama Agha Syed Hamid Ali Shah Moosavi at Nasir Bagh, Lahore. His body was then moved to the town of his birth where he was laid to rest in presence of thousands of people.[citation needed]


A partial list of Urdu poetry books of Naqvi:

  • Azaab-e-Deed عذابِ دید
  • Khaima-e-Jaan خیمہءِ جاں
  • Berg-e-Sehra برگِ صحرا
  • Band-e-Kbaa بندِ قبا
  • moj-e-idraak موجِ ادراک
  • Taloo-e-ashk طلُوعِ اشک
  • Furat-e-fikr فُراتِ فکر
  • Reza-e-harf ریزہء حرف
  • Rakht-e-shab رختِ شب
  • Rida-e-khwab رداےء خواب
  • Haq-e-Aeliya حقِ اِیلیا

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Tossell, Ivor (September 1, 1991). "Mohis Naqvi Interview,Roz-nama-e-Dastak" (PDF). Shia Multimedia (in Urdu). 

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