Saturday, July 28, 2012

"Cho,og (چوگ)" The new Siraiki book by Sahir Rangpuri

Before I talk about the book, I want to give a brief intro of Sahir Rangpuri:


Sahir Rangpuri
Sahir Rangpuri (ساحر رنگ پوری) is a well known revolutionary poet of the Siraiki Region. Most of his poetry is in Siraiki (سرائیکی) with some work in Urdu as well. His romantic poetry in Siraiki and Urdu is also captivating. Two of his books in Siraiki have been published. First book was published in July 2010 with the name “ Baghi Takht Lahore De((باغی تخت لہور دے” containing Revolutionary poetry while second book named “Chog(چوگ)” containing romantic and Sufiana (صوفیانہ) poetry is published in June 2012.
Early life and Education:
Sahir Rangpuri (ساحر رنگ پوری) was born on January 1, 1985 at Rangpur district Muzaffar garh Pakistan. His father   Malik Ahmad Bakhsh was a teacher belonged to Khokhar family. He is at 6th among his eight brothers and sisters.
Sahir Rangpuri got his early education from Govt primary school Fareed Abad located in his village Sialoo Moza Dera Haibat ((سیالو موضع دیرہ ہیبت, He got first position in primary among the 24 schools of that region. After that he went to Govt high School Rangpur from where he got up to matriculation. After that he passed his FSc from Govt college Muzaffar Garh. He passed his Bachelor from Bahauddin Zakriya University Multan (بہاالدین زکریا یونیورسٹی ملتان) and then he shifted to Lahore and got Degree of Masters in Applied Mathematics from University of Engineering and Technology Lahore (یونیورسٹی آف انجینیئرنگ اینڈ ٹیکنالوجی لاہور). Nowadays he is working as a lecturer
in University of South Asia Lahore in Civil Engineering Department.
Being a poet his poetry is highly regarded in the whole Siraiki region. He is recognized as the poet of new age and era in Siraiki language and region.

About the Book:
The essence of love, romance, and the nature is the basic ingredient of a sensitive soul. This forms the basis of art. Art which defines the infinity of limitations. And that,s all what Sahir talks about in his book. The name is unique. Choog means the first grains of diet which a bird brings for its infants. This book plays the same because keeping the first step at initials of senses and moving towards infinity is what Sahir speaks.

This is what me being a rational blogger can speak about. Rest lies with reader because he/she is free to make any opinion about the content of the book. 

It has been published by Jhoke Publishers Multan who have been a reputed publisher and doing worth appreciationg for the Siraiki language under the supervision of Zahoor Ahmed Dhreja. It can be found at all famous book shops of Pakistan. 

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