Afzal Ahsan Randhawa

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Muhammad Afzal Ahsan Randhawa
محمد افضل احسن رندھاوا
Member of National Assembly
In office
1972–1977
ConstituencyNA-49 (Lyallpur)
Personal details
Born(1937-09-01)1 September 1937
Amritsar, British India
Died18 September 2017(2017-09-18) (aged 80)
Faisalabad, Pakistan
Resting placeQaim Sain Graveyard, Faisalabad
NationalityPakistani
Political partyPakistan Peoples Party
Spouse(s)Ayesha Randhawa
EducationMurray College
LL.B., Punjab University Law College
OccupationWriter, poet, translator, playwright, politician
ProfessionLawyer
AwardsPride of Performance
Kamal-e-Fun

Muhammad Afzal Ahsan Randhawa (Urdu: محمد افضل احسن رندھاوا‎‎‎, 1 September 1937 – 18 September 2017) was a Pakistani Punjabi language writer, poet, translator, playwright and a politician. He authored several short stories and novels in the Punjabi language including Sooraj Grehan and Doaba.[1] He received the Pride of Performance and Kamal-e-Fun awards for his literary work.

On the evening of 18 September 2017, Randhawa died at the age of 80 in Faisalabad, Pakistan.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Afzal Ahsan Randhawa". Open Library. Internet Archive. Retrieved 22 September 2017.
  2. "Punjabi writer Afzal Randhawa passes away". The News International. 20 September 2017. Retrieved 23 September 2017.