Late. Mohammad Ibraheem
Great Afghan Writer, Poet, Historian, Patron
of Education and a Nationally known Politician
Ibraheem Khwakhuzhi son of Dur Mohammad Khan was born on 28th February 1920 in Malajat district of Kandahar
Late. Khwakhuzhi started studying at the age of 6 and after his graduation
from school he continued his studies in Collage of Teachers' Training and finished it successfully in
the year 1938 and afterward he started teaching in Habibya High School.
His first poem was published in Kandahar daily newspaper (Tulo-e-Afghan) in
the year 1934 while he was 14 years old.
In 1946 he started working as a principle in Kandahar’s Kokaran School, the
next year as a principle in Kandahar’s Ahmad Shah Baba High
Late. Khwakhuzhi was an active member of the Afghanistan’s Weash Zalmyan
(Awaken Youth) Movement right from the beginning of the movement.
Mr.Zarmalwal mentions this in one of his articles as “These people
are the first one who started the Weash Zalmyan movement.
From Kandahar and Farah: -
Pohand Abdul Hai Habibi, Ustad Abdul Raof Benawa, Late. Faiz Mohammad
Angar, Late. Mohammad Rasul Khan Pashtoon, Pohand Abdul Shakoor Reshad,
Ustad Mohammad Ibraheem Khwakhuzhi and Late. Abdul Razaq Farahi.
From Nangarhar: - Ustad Gul
Pacha Ulfat, Ustad Qyam-ud-Dean Khadim, Pohand Siddique ullah Reshtein and
Late. Ghulam Hassan Khan Safi.
From Ghazni: - Late. Noor
From Pakiya: - Naek Mohammad
Pakityanai and Ghulam Mai-ud-Dean Zarmalwal who was known as Ghulam Mai-ud-Dean
Late. Khwakhuzhi was arrested by the Government due to being a member of
Afghanistan’s Weash Zalmyan (Awaken Youth) Movement in the year 1950 about
Late. Ghulam Gelani Khan writes in one of the topics of the book named "Weash Zalmyan"
(the book was written by Mr.
Mohammad Halam Baserkai and was published by the Afghan Cultural Association
in the year 2000); "In
1950 the Afghanistan’s Weash Zalmyan Movement was at its best in the
Kandahar Province and was progressing well.
As one of our active member late. Mohammad Ibraheem Khwakhuzhi the director
of Education in Kandahar Province was arrested by the Kandahar’s Governor
Mohammad Younus Khan, he was the first member of our Movement to be arrested
by the Government.”
Late. Khwakhuzhi started his personal work and life after he was released.
- In 1942 he
successfully finished the course of Skilled Education and Literature.
In 1946 he got the first position in the Pashto Literature Award.
- In 1956 he
was forced to leave Kandahar and settle in Kabul and then in Kabul he was
hired as a skilled member of the Pashto Educational Academy.
- In 1957 as the manager of Radio Afghanistan Control section and teacher
of Pashto language in Habibya High School.
- In 1959 as assistant director of Radio Afghanistan and teacher of
History in Isteqlal High School, in the same year he got the Rahman Baba
Literature Award for his poem.
- In 1960 he
was assigned as assistant director of Afghan Theater (Pohanae Nandare) and
teacher of History in Naderya High School.
In 1961 he was a member of Afghan-China Friendship Association.
In 1962 he successfully finished the Journalism Course.
- In 1963 he
was assigned as a General Director of literature in Publication Ministry of
In 1965 he got the second position in (Da Meenapal Nishan) from His
Excellency King Zaher
- In 1966 he
was hired as the President of the Book Publication Association in Ministry
of Information and Culture.
- In the same
year late. Khwakhuzhi continued his political activities while he worked
in the Progressive Democrat Party of Afghanistan together with late.
Mohammad Hashim Maiwandwal.
- In 1967 he
served as the President of Afghanistan’s Public Libraries.
In 1969 he got the first position in (Da Meenapal Nishan) from His Excellency King Zaher
Shah, in the same year in he was elected as a member of National
Committee of UNSCO for Afghanistan.
- In 1971 he
served as Manager of Virtue of Pashto Language in Afghanistan’s Academy
In 1973 he was invited by His Excellency King Shah Faisal to visit
Saudi Arabia and during his visit he also did the precept of Pilgrimage.
In the same year
Khwakhuzhi was forced to retired.
He was also awarded the best Cultural worker’s Award (Pohanpal).
- On 24th
October 1992 due to the illness he was fighting, he passed away in Kabul
Ibraheem Khwakhuzhi was not only a sensitive poet, good writer and a
journalist but also had a part in the training of the new generation.
left these Books behind him amongst which some of them have not been
Da Meenae Wazhma
Aikayat Na Dai
Aqiqat Dai (It
is not a story but the Truth)
(A tearful scene)
Marghalara Aow Noor
(The story of Marghalara &
Sheen Khali Aow
(The story of Sheen
Khali & Ghulalai)
Da Gustave Le Bon
(Sayings of Gustave
Dwa Zwane Marg
Da Meenae Wazhma
of poems Part 2)
Da Meenae Wazhma
of poems Part