Book: Dasht e Wafa by Ahmad Nadeem Qasmi pdf free Download
Dasht e Wafa by Ahmad Nadeem Qasmi pdf free download is a collection of poems and ghazals. The voice of Qasmi is different from others. These poems and ghazals sound like dreams of someone’s life, pains, achievements of life, defeats and sincerity these things collectively make his manuscript a different thing. Dast e Wafa means that your heart. Where your beloved people live.
In a poem, he says that there are different people in my heart. This is too much pain about a broken heart. So many cuts on the heart. People are narrow-minded they dint have the ability to watch my dreams. They didn’t try to understand the feeling of someone. Ahmad Nadeem Qasmi was born on 20 November 1916. He was a famous Pakistani short story writer, playwriter, journalist, poet, editor, and critic. Qasmi’s services in Urdu literature are unforgettable.
He was the writer of more than 60 books on different topics such as journalism, short story, poetry, fiction, criticism, and biographies. He had completed his M.A from Punjab University Lahore. First appointed as an assistant at the general secretary’s office. He was inspired by Saadat Hassan Manto which was a great short story writer at that time. Qasmi and Manto was a good friend.
After that in 1946, he started working with Syed Imtiaz Ali Taj as editor of his magazines Phool and Tehzeeb e Nuswaan. Qasmi was an active member of the progressive writer’s movement. Also, he started to publish his own monthly magazine named “Funoon”. His famous books are Anchal, Ablay, kappas ka Phool. He died in July 2006 in Lahore.