Urdu poet Manzar Bhopali`s mother passes away

Last Updated: Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 11:25

Bhopal: Tahira Nikhat, mother of noted Urdu poet Manzar Bhopali, passed away at a local hospital after a long illness, sources said.

She was 80.
Nikhat, who died last evening, is survived by a daughter and two sons - Manzar Bhopali and retired television producer Sajid Rizvi.

She was the principal of a school here and had worked particularly for girls` education during her lifetime.

A large number of people including politicians, poets, religious leaders among others attended her last rites.

The body was buried at Hamidia Road burial ground late last night.

PTI

First Published: Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 11:25

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