The eminent Urdu poet Anwar Jalalpuri, who has translated Bhagavad Gita into Urdu reportedly died on Tuesday.
It was reported that poet Anwar Jalalpuri suffered a cardiac arrest, confirmed a hospital official.
Sources said that Anwar Jalalpuri got admitted to the trauma centre of King George’s Medical University (KGMU) on December 28, after he suffered a brain stroke.
It was learned that he allegedly slipped and has fallen in a bathroom and sustained a head injury.
Since then, he was on a ventilator, the hospital said.
Jalalupri’s son Jannisar said in a statement, “On December 28, my father went for a bath but didn’t come out for a long time. When we broke open the door, we found him lying unconscious”.
It was believed that his condition becomes worse on Monday.
A hospital spokesperson said in a statement, “Anwar Jalalpuri has breathed his last around 11 a.m. on Tuesday”.
The well-known poet was awarded Yash Bharati by the Uttar Pradesh government.