Waris Shah

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Hazrat Syed Waris Shah (1722-1798) was a Sufi poet of Punjab (now in Pakistan).[1]

He is famous for writing a beautiful poem Heer, about an old love story.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Dr Azhar H Khan, Hazrat Syed Waris Shah te unnha daa kalam (Punjabi:Hazrat Syed Waris Shah and his work) pub Lahore:Ittehad Press, 1995, p 11
  2. Dr ST Mirza, 'Resistance themes in Punjabi Literature' Lahore, 1991