ISLAMABAD   -   Famous Punjabi poet and songwriter Ahmad Rahi was remembered on Friday on the occa­sion of his death an­niversary. He was born on November 12, 1923 in Amritsar and his real name was Ghulam Ah­mad. He completed his basic education from Amritsar, India in 1940. After completing his high school, he got admission in M.A.O. College, Lahore but was expelled due to taking part in po­litical movements. After expulsion, he joined his father in his business of selling embroidered wool shawls in the local market. After independence of Pakistan in 1947, he migrated to Pakistan and joined the magazine Sawera as an editor in La­hore. His first book Tarinjan was published in 1952 and second book was also published under the name of Nimi Nimi Hawa. Both books were in the Punjabi language. Taranjan was a poetry book about the bloodshed related to independence of Pakistan in 1947.