Governor congratulates Saraiki poet on getting SI – Pakistan
Lahore: Describing the famous Seraiki poet Shakir Shujabadi as the pride of Seraiki Wasib, Punjab Governor Muhammad Balighur Rahman said that the poet is our pride and a valuable asset of the country.
The Governor of Punjab during a meeting with the poet said, “The way the Saraiki poet has given voice to the oppressed classes through his poetry is commendable.”
Congratulating Shakir Shujaabadi on receiving Sitara-e-Imtiaz on March 23, the Governor assured to solve the poet’s problems.
Shakir Shujaabadi said that he has written poetry in five languages including Urdu, Punjabi, Saraiki, Mewati and Haryanvi languages and his famous poetry collections include Pele Pat, Laho Da Arak and Kuliat Shakir.
He said that he has always talked about humanity and love in his poetry. He expressed concern over copyright infringement of his poetry collection. The Governor assured them of cooperation in solving this problem.
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