A successful journalist, a notable essayist and poet Abdul Majeed Salik was born on 13th Dec 1895 at Batalh district Gurdaspur. His columns, articles, essays had been published in various literary magazines and newspapers. He started writing poetry at an early age of 14. Most of his Nazms are painted with the colour of patriotism which motivated the people of that era and filled them with a new energy. His poetic collection 'Raah-o-rasme Manzilha' was published in 1922. He was the editor of magazines 'Tahzeeb-e-nasvaan', 'phool'. 'Zameendar' was an institution he was associated with.