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Faiz Ghar

The Faiz Ghar is a project of the Faiz Foundation Trust, set up for the promotion of the progressive and humanistic ideas of Faiz Ahmad Faiz (1911-1984), one of the leading, if not the foremost, poets of Pakistan. The first Asian to receive the Lenin Prize and a Nobel Prize nominee, Faiz had a multifaceted personality, being amongst other things, an activist for human rights and liberties, a famous journalist and editor of literary magazines, a trade unionist, a film song writer, a founder of public cultural institutions, and, of course, a poet par excellence