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Faiz Ahmad Faiz was one of the greatest poets of Urdu language. He had a rare distinction of being an equally renowned political activist, a revolutionary and an outspoken orator who would portray political themes in his poetry in arduous ways. He was jailed multiple times for his left wing politics and what was often deemed as his castigation of established politcal system in Pakistan, as he would lament in his poem Subh-e-Azadi, “hame intizar…

RISCC lists Mirwaiz among influential Muslim politicians for 7th year in a row Makes specific mention of Mirwaiz’s arrest Srinagar: Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has for the seventh consecutive time been chosen among 500 most influential Muslim personalities across the globe by the Royal Islamic Strategic Studies Centre, Jordan. According to details available with the news agency KNS, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has been listed among the world’s 10 influential Muslim politicians for the seventh consecutive year by…