Siraj Lucknowi is a true representative of the literary culture of Lucknow where he was born and brought up. He is credited with introducing new linguistic and stylistic features, as well as projecting new thematic concerns in his poetry. Marked for its creative resilience, his poetry developed a fresh perspective on life and times.
Siraj Lucknowi was born in 1894. After receiving his education at Church Mission High School, he started working for Cooperative Society to earn his livelihood and remained associated with it all his life. He passed away in 1960 at Lucknow.