One of the most gifted poets of our time, Nasreen Anjum Bhatti died today. She wrote the following famous poem to lament the judicial murder of Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto:
میں مرزا ساگر سندھ دا،
میری راول جنج چڑھی
(I’m Mirza of the Indus basin,but my wedding procession started from Rawal!
— Mirza is a hero of Punjabi love story, he is killed by the brothers of SahebaN, his beloved.
Rawal is the historic name of the region where garrison city of Rawalpindi is situated. Z. A. Bhutto was hanged in a Rawalpindi jail on 4th of April, 1979).