Famous poet Sufi Ghulam Mustafa Tabassum’s death anniversary observed on Monday. His lyrics still live as these are beyond death.
Tabassum was born in Amritsar on August 4, 1899. He then joined Islamia College for his Master’s degree in Persian. In 1927, he joined the Central Training College, Lahore, as a Lecturer, where he worked then till 1931, private news channel reported.
In 1931, he joined Government College, Lahore, from where he retired as Head of the Persian Department in 1954. During this period he matured into a great poet, critic and teacher. He taught three generations of students, including Faiz Ahmad Faiz, Noon Meem Rashid and Ahmad Nadeem Qasmi.