National Anthem of Pakistan

Ahmed Ghulamali Chagla, Composer of Pakistan National Anthem and Hafeez Jalandhari writer of Qaumi Tarana

By Rashid Zia Cheema Brief History In early 1948, A. R. Ghani, a Muslim from Transvaal, South Africa, offered two prizes of Rs. 5,000 each for the poet and composer of a national anthem for the newly independent state of Pakistan. A press advertisement for prizes was published in June 1948. In December 1948, the […]