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Parveen Shakir Bio


Parveen Shakir, PP[1] (Urdu: پروین شاکر) (November 24, 1952 - December 26, 1994) was a Pakistani Urdu poetess, teacher and a civil servant of the Government of Pakistan. Shakir started writing at an early age, initally under the pen name of 'Beena,' and published her first volume of poetry, Khushbu [Fragrance], to great acclaim, in 1876.[2] She subsequently published other volumes of poetry - all well-received - including Inkaar [Denial], Sad-barg [Evergreen], Khud Kalami [Conversing with the Self] and Kaf-e-Aa'ina [The Edge of the Mirror], besides a collection of her columns, titled Gosha-e-Chashm [The House of Sight]], and was awarded one of Pakistan's highest honours, the Pride of Performance for her outstanding contribution to literature.[2] Shakir suffered an untimely death in 1994, the result of a car accident while on her way to work.[2]

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