Renowned Urdu poet Khalsh Muzaffar died after a prolonged illness on Saturday night.
Muzaffar, whose real name was Syed Abdul Rahim Hashmi, was 77 and he left behind three daughters and three sons.
He was born in Kalyar Sharif, India, in 1935. He migrated to Pakistan after partition and settled down in a room inside Pakka Qila in Hyderabad.
Aghshta was the only book he managed to publish.
He was unable to publish the second one due to poverty. He was laid to rest in Tando Masti graveyard.
Published in The Express Tribune, November 19th, 2012.