Poet Shafi Khan passes away

Poet Shafi Khan passes away

Noted poet of Pharai language, Muhammad Shafi Khan passed away here on Saturday.

Noted poet of Pharai language, Muhammad Shafi Khan passed away here on Saturday. 

Khan besides a name in Pahari literature was an authority on Urdu, Persian and Kashmiri literature. "His writings amount as a valuable contribution to upbringing of Pahari language and literature", said Muhammad Yaqoob Khan, a veteran of Pahari Class of people.

Muhammad Shafi Khan had been translating historian Hassan Khoeham's Persian  book, "Tarikh-e- Kashmir" into Pahari language but his this dream could not be realized because of his death.

People of various walks of life here have condoled the demise and expressed solidarity with the bereaved family.

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