Popular Pakistani Author Pitras Bukhari

by on December 26, 2012
in Writers of Pakistan

Popular Pakistani Author Pitras Bukhari

Pitras Bukhari is poplar for his humorous writing. Pitras was not only an author but also a teacher and  ascholar in true sense of the word. He was also chosen by the Government of Pakistan as the Diplomat for UN.


Pitras Bukhari, whose full name was Syed Ahmed Shah, was born in 1998 on the 1st of October. Peshawar was his birth place. His demised occurred in New York, USA, on the 5th of December, year 1958. His claim to fame is the funny literature that he has written. His writings are humorous, amusing and entertaining.

He was not only a humorist but he also worked in the education sector. Other than playing the role of an educator, he has been writing several essays which led him to be known as an excellent essayist. He has also been putting his broadcasting skills to use. He was appointed as diplomat by the Pakistani government.

Pitras Bukhari was educated in Peshawar for his early education. His Alma matter in Peshawar includes Islamia College Peshawar. Later he was admitted to Government College Lahore. He pursued his master’s degree from there. Later when he completed his degree, he took position of as a lecturer at Government College Lahore. He left the institute in 1925. He left for Cambridge University to complete his English Tripos at Emmanuel College, Cambridge University. The same university initiated “Bukhari English Prize” in his honor. From 1927 to 1939, he was again a part of Government College Lahore as a professor.

And from 1947 to 1950 He was the principal of that institute. He had also been serving as the director general of the Indian Radio before the partition. He has been teaching Noon Meem Rashid and Faiz Ahmed Faiz. From 1951 to 1954, he represented Pakistan in the UN as a permanent member for representation of Pakistan. His death occurred during diplomatic duties and he was buried in New York.

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One Response to “Popular Pakistani Author Pitras Bukhari”
  1. khurram says:

    plz check the date of birth of author pitras bukari

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