Poets/Writers From Unnao

Total: 14

Hasrat Mohani

1878 - 1951

Freedom fighter, member of constituent assembly which drafted Indian Constitution. He gave the slogan "Inquilab Zindabad" during freedom movement. He was a devotee of Shri Krishna. He wrote the famous ghazal "chupke chupke raat din".

Aal-e-Raza Raza

1896 - 1978

Prominent poet who mastered the poetic idiom of Lucknow poetry.

Raza Lakhnavi

1896 - 1978

Prominent poet who mastered the poetic idiom of Lucknow poetry.

A poet to make space for resistance and current social issues.

Aziz Safipuri

1843 - 1928

Noted story writer; also wrote novels.

Jaleel Qidwai

1904 - 1996

Contemporary fiction writer; known for underscoring the current socio-political issues.

Zafar Zaidi

1950 - 1983

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