Urdu poet Rasheed Qaisrani dies

rashedSource: The News, June 23, 2010

Urdu poet Rasheed Qaisrani dies

DERA GHAZI KHAN: Urdu poet and literary figure Rasheed Qaisrani died of cardiac arrest in Multan on Tuesday.

He served Pakistan Air Force as Wing Commander for 25 years and wrote six books of Urdu poetry, one Saraiki and English. His body was brought from Multan to his native village Sher Garh, UC Kot Qaisrani Taunsa Sharif. He left a widow and three sons to mourn. Rasheed Qaisrani was born on August 23, 1930 at village Sher Garh. He got his early education at Taunsa Sharif and Dera Ghazi Khan and joined Pakistan Air Force as Flight Lieutenant in 1954. He had been writing columns and articles for different Urdu and English language newspapers and magazines till his death. His six books of Urdu poetry including Faseel-e-lab, Nain Jazeerey, Sajday, Saddyion Ka Safar Tha are well known collections across the country while he had also written book titled as “Thought of the day”. He was among the pioneers who are working for Saraiki province. He was vice-president of Pakistan Saraiki party and contested election for MPA on Jamiat Ulema Islam in 1990. His funeral prayer will be held at Sher Garh.

3 comments

  1. Source: The News, June 23, 2010

    Urdu poet Rasheed Qaisrani dies

    He was vice-president of Pakistan Saraiki party and contested election for MPA on Jamiat Ulema Islam in 1990. His funeral prayer will be held at Sher Garh on Wednesday (today) at 10pm.

    The above statement is absoluly wong. He was a well known Ahmadi who was ex student of T.I. College Rabwah, never joined in the activities state above.
    khan
    There is somthing wron in this statement.

  2. Source: The News, June 23, 2010

    Urdu poet Rasheed Qaisrani dies

    He was vice-president of Pakistan Saraiki party and contested election for MPA on Jamiat Ulema Islam in 1990. His funeral prayer will be held at Sher Garh on Wednesday (today) at 10pm.

    The above statement is absolutely wong. He was a well known Ahmadi who was ex student of T.I. College Rabwah, never joined in the activities stated above.
    khan

  3. Urdu poet Rasheed Qaisrani dies

    “He was vice-president of Pakistan Saraiki party and contested election for MPA on Jamiat Ulema Islam in 1990. His funeral prayer will be held at Sher Garh on Wednesday (today) at 10pm”

    The above statement is absolutely wrong. He was a well known Ahmadi who was ex student of T.I. College Lahore, never joined in the activities stated above.
    khan

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