Scholars highlighted the salient features of Mir Anees’s poetry at an event held on Monday at the Arts Council of Pakistan Karachi to commemorate the poet’s (1802-1874) 143rd death anniversary. The event was arraigned by the Library Committee of Arts Council. Scholars said Urdu literature has four greats — Mir, Ghalib, Iqbal and Anees — and no other could enter that select group. They changed our culture, values and literary traditions, and their influence would last for centuries.