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Noted Persian poet Afif Bakhtari passes away

Noted Persian poet Afif Bakhtari passes away

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Apr 29, 2017 - 13:29

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): Famous Persian poet, writer and journalist Assadullah Afif Bakhtari has passed away in northern Balkh province.

Bakhtari has died in Abu Ali Sena-i-Balkhi Hospital in Mazar-i-Sharif after protracted illness on Friday night and his funeral would be offered at the Rawza-i-Mobark Mosqueinfo-icon.

Born in Balkh province, he received his early educationinfo-icon in his hometown and higher education from the Faculty of Agricultureinfo-icon in Kabul University.

He penned five major poetry volumes -- Sang-O-Sitara, Awazha-i-Khakestari, Man Ba Zabani Darya, Man Ba Kabul, Ba Yak Pyala Chai Chatoori, Azizi Man and Sad Ghazal.

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