Giani Hira Singh Dard (30 September 1889 - 22 June 1965) was born in the village of Ghaghrot, in Rawalpindi district, now in Pakistan. Hira Singh's family originally belonged to Brahmin family of Poonch who adopted Sikh way of life in Pothohar. He was a journalist, author and freedom fighter. In his early youth he started writing religious and patriotic poetry in Punjabi. He went to jail several times during the freedom struggle.
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