Death Anniversary: Jaun Elia Being Remembered

The 21st death anniversary of renowned poet, philosopher, biographer, and scholar Jaun Elia is being observed today.

His real name was Syed Hussain Sibt-e-Asghar Naqvi.

He was born in Amroha, Uttar Pradesh in 1931 and later migrated to Pakistan in 1957 and settled in Karachi.

Jaun Elia's unique writing style fascinates the readers and he will always be remembered for his greatest services to the Urdu language.

His famous poetry collections include Shayed, Ya'ni, Gumaan, Lekan, Ramooz and Goya.

Jaun Elia was also awarded presidential pride of performance for his literary services.

He died on this day in Karachi.