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Jaun Elia death anniversary observed on 8th November

Jaun Elia Biography

Who Was Jaun Elia?

Jaun Elia was born on December 14, 1931, in Amroha in India, was a Scholar, Urdu poet, philosopher, and biographer. His death anniversary celebrated on 8 November. Jaun Elia real name was Syed Jaun Asghar. In modern times, he is very popular among youngsters.

Family of Jaun Elia

He was the youngest of his siblings. His father, Allama Shafiq Elia, was a scholar of literature in Urdu, Arabic, English, Persian, Hebrew and Sanskrit languages. While famous Urdu scholar Syed Mohammed Taqi and greatest journalists and psychoanalysts Rais Amrohvi were his older brothers. He is one of the most prominent modern Pakistani Urdu poets, journalists, and psychoanalysts.

Jaun Elia Marriage

He married a prominent scholar and columnist Zahida Hina in 1970 and separated in 1992. He tried to seem happy after isolating from his wife, he absolutely was lonelier than ever during this period. They had three children Zaryoon Elia, Fainaana Farnaam, and Sohaina Elia.

Education of Jaun Elia

Jaun Elia was initially educated at the Syed-ul-Madaris (associated with the Darul Uloom Deoband) in Amroha India, despite his all family being Shia.

Communism

Jaun Elia disagreed with the partition of the sub-continent because of his communist ideas (struggle and revolutionary ideology), but he later accepted the partition

of India as a compromise. He migrated to Pakistan in 1957 and lived in Karachi.

Soon he became popular in public and public celebrity at the city’s leading literary meetings because of his unique ideas and excellent style. Much of Jaun Elia life is a combination of disgust with social traditions and mostly part a revolt against religious standards.Overall, Jaun Elia was a Marxist thinker and anarchist.

Jaun Elia Poetry

He began to write poetry at the age of 8 but published his first collection,” SHAYAD” when he was 60 in age. His poetry often discusses the tough life he had to live and expressed his views on poetry.

CHAH MEIN US K TAMACHAY KHAYE HEN

DEKH LO SURKHI MERE RUKHSAAR KI

The second volume of Jaun Elia poetry was published in 2003 after his death.

NA KARO BEHS HAAR JAO GI

HUSAN ITNI BARRI DALEEL NAHI

Famous Poetry Collections

  1. SHAYAD (1990)
  2. YAANI (2003)
  3. GUMMAN (2004)
  4. LEKIN (2006)
  5. GOYA (2008)

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Death of Jaun Elia

He was a chronic patient of TB disease from the 1950s till. Jaun Elia death was in Karachi on November 8, 2002, after a protracted illness.

The 17th death anniversary of the famous poet and scholar Syed Jaun Elia to be observed on Friday 8th Nov 2019.

He had said this poem about himself before he died.

JANI KIA AAJ MEREY BARSI HAY

YAANI KIA AAJ MAR GYA THA MEIN

Jaun Elia’s grip on Urdu Language and Simple Words in Poetry and repeating difficult words is also a special feature of Jaun Elia.

We strongly disagree with most of Jaun Elia’s ideas and philosophy, but we also agree with his opinions.
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