Three roads in name after prominent personalities recommended

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Staff Reporter

The Capital Development Authority (CDA) has recommended for naming of three different roads of the federal capital in the name of prominent personalities. Recommendation of the CDA Board would be submitted to committee established under Ministry of National History & Literary Heritage for consideration. These prominent personalities included Josh Malihabadi, Jamiluddin Aali and Hafeez Jalandhari.
The roads attributed to these personalities include Service Road (West), Sector D-12 as Josh Malihabadi Road, Service Road (South), Sector D-12 as Jamiluddin Aali Road and Service Road (East), Sector D-12, as Hafeez Jalandhari Road. The concerned formation of the Authority will install signboards of the newly named roads on the directions after formal approval from competent forum.
Josh Malihabadi was prominent Pakistani poet and was renowned for ghazals, nazam and marsias. He also worked for Anjuman-i-Tarraqi-i-Urdu. He was awarded Hilal-i-Imtiaz by the government of Pakistan. Commemorating the services of Josh Malihabadi, the CDA Board has recommended naming of Service Road (West), Sector D-12 as Josh Malihabadi Road.
Jamiluddin Aali was a poet, critic, playwright, columnist, and scholar. Aali wrote many books as well as national songs. He was awarded Pride of Performance and also awarded Hilal-e-Imtiaz by the Government of Pakistan. In the honour of his services, the CDA Board has recommended naming of Service Road (South) D-12 as Jamiluddin Aali Road. Hafeez Jalandhari was an Urdu-language poet who wrote the lyrics for the National Anthem of Pakistan. Jalandhari actively participated in Pakistan Movement and used his writings to inspire people for the cause of Pakistan. In commemoration of his services, the CDA Board has recommended naming of Service Road (East) D-12, as Hafeez Jalandhri Road.