Rifat Abbas


Rifat Abbas born in 1957 in the ancient city of Multan represents its classical verse form Kafi in this poem. Abbas joined “The Revival of the Kafi Movement” introduced by several contemporary poets. Among other works, he is the author of Ishq Allah Saen Jagya (The Love of God or Allah Awaken). Abbas teaches Urdu in the Civil Lines College of Multan and heads a Siraiki literary organization, Suvail.