Habib Jalib, whose actual identify was Habib Ahmad, was a fearless poet who had devoted his life in opposition to the oppressive and exploitive system right here.
Born on March 24, 1928 in Miani Afghanan, Hoshiarpur Habib grew to become the voice of the folks to lift their afflitions and pathetic existence all the time combating for the rights of the widespread man.
He penned down his epic poem ‘Dastur’ in opposition to the then ruler president Ayub Khan in 1962. Later he stood up with Mohtarma Fatima Jinnah when she contested Ayub normally elections just a few years later.
Politically he was affiliated with Nationwide Awami Pary.
He penned down one other epic poem ‘Larkanay chalo verna thanay chalo throughout Bhutto’s rule. And nonetheless later he got here up with ‘Zulmat ko zia, sarsar ko saba, banday ko khuda kya likhna’ as protest in opposition to Ziaul Haq’s rule.
Habib Jalib died on March 12, 1993 in Lahore and laid to relaxation at Sabzazar Scheme graveyard, Lahore the place he lays in everlasting relaxation.