Mar 03

Renowned poetess Shabnam Shakeel passes away

Renowned poetess Shabnam ShakeelKARACHI (Dunya News): Renowned poetess Shabnam Shakeel, 71, passed away on Saturday.

Shabnam Shakeel was born on March 12‚ 1942 in Lahore.

She worked as lecturer at different government colleges for women before opting for premature retirement.

She was awarded Pride of Performance Award in 2004.

Her poetic collection includes Shabzad‚ Iztaraab and Musafat Raigan.

Her Namaz-e-Janaza will be offered in F-11 Graveyard in Islamabad on Sunday after Zohar prayer.

Chairman‚ Pakistan Academy of Letters Abdul Hameed expressed grief and sorrow over the sad demise of Shabnam Shakeel.