Poets/Writers From Aligarh

Total: 26

Asad Badayuni

1952 - 2003

Leading poet who taught Urdu literature at AMU, Aligarh, also published a literary magazine 'Daairay'

One of the founding fathers of modern Urdu criticism in the subcontinient.

Akhtar Ansari

1909 - 1988

Known for his emotional intensity tinged with irony

Khurshidul islam

1919 - 2006

One of the most prominent Urdu critics.

Manzoor Hashmi

1935 - 2008

Moin Ahsan Jazbi

1912 - 2005

One of the most prominent Progressive poets. Famous for his widely sung ghazal 'Marne ki duaen kyun maangun…'.

Dr. Maula Bakhsh

1963 - 2021

Hamid Allahabadi

1941 - 1991

Furqaan Sanbhali

1973 - 2021

M. Athar Ali

1925 - 1998

Mohammad Habib

1896 - 1971

Najma Jafari

1909 - 1987

Qudsiya Zaidi

1914 - 1960

Raghib Badayuni

1887 - 1948

Eminent intellectual, statesman and educationist,founder of Aligarh Muslim University

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