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A disciple of Seemab Akbarabadi, published several collections of his ghazals and nazms

1938 -1990

Poet, writer and translator from Maharashtra, also translated Marathi poems into Urdu

One of the well-known poets of Tamil Nadu

1775 -1862

Last Mughal Emperor and contemporary of Ghalib and Zauq.

1828 -1895

Parsi religious scholar who deeply absorbed Urdu literary traditions and wrote poetry in Urdu and Persian

1934 -2002

A people’s poet with progressive leanings, also served as the president of Progressive Writers Association of UK

1922 -1984

One of the better-known poets of Bhopal, was influenced by Progressive Writers Movement


A new age Indian poet

1812/13 -1885

A poet-mentor, favourite disciple of Mirza Ghalib

1928 -2013

One of the leading modern poets and short story writer, who made outstanding contribution to modern Urdu Nazm in India.

1745 -1805

Prominent classical poet of South India

1927 -2006

Radical Urdu critic who wrote unconventional poetry.

1936 -2019

Prominent poet, story writer, and translator, wrote books on issues in science and translated several books from other literature of the world

1905 -1972

One of the most prominent modern poets of Pakistan

Jashn-e-Rekhta | 8-9-10 December 2023 - Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium, Near India Gate - New Delhi

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