Urs of renowned Pahto Sufi poet Rahman Baba on Monday

General Islamabad

Islamabad: The Urs of renowned Pashto Sufi Poet Abdul Rahman Baba will be observed on April 1st (Monday).

Rahman Baba was a member of the Khalil Muhmand (Bahader Kalay) sub-tribe of Pukhtuns a group that originally migrated from Kandahar to the Peshawar valley from the 13th to the 16th century.

A collection of Rahman’s poetry called the Diwan (Anthology) of Rahman Baba contains 343 poems most of which are written in his native language. Abdur Rahman Baba died in 1715 AD.