Awards & Recognition

After the publication of his "Patras Key Mazameen" in 1927, he is recognized as a new and distinct force in Urdu Literature.
In 1945 Patras Bokhari is awarded the Companion of the Indian Empire (CIE) Award.
Accompanied Prime Minister Liaquat Ali Khan on his first visit to the United States as the Prime Minister's speech writer.
During his tenure at the United Nations, he is declared the best speaker at the United Nations.
Government College, Lahore names their auditorium "Bokhari Auditorium".

The Government of Tunisia, names Road after him in Tunis, as recognition for his contribution towards the freedom of Tunisia from French Colonial Rule in 1956.


Road named after him in Islamabad, Federal Capital of Pakistan.
Editorial appears in the New York Times on 6th December 1958, a day after his demise, in which he is described as a "Citizen of the World".
Dr. Anwar Dil, a well known Pakistan writer based in the US published a book on Patras Bokhari in 1998 called "On This Earth Together" in 1998, after 20 years of painstaking research in the US and Pakistan.

In 1998, to mark his birth centenary, the Government of Pakistan issued a postage stamp with his photograph under the series, "Pioneers of Pakistan".
Date of Issue (October 1, 1998)

In 2000 the Bokhari English Prize at Emmanuel College, Cambridge, England is launched through the efforts of, and sole funding by Professor K.K. Aziz, a student of Patras Bokhari.
August 14, 2003 President of Pakistan, General Pervez Musharaf announces the conferment of Hilal-e-Imtiaz, posthumously Patras Bokhari, the country's second highest Civilian Award. In vesture ceremony takes place at President’s House, Islamabad on 23rd March 2004.