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Poets/Writers From Haryana

Total: 141

One of the founders of Urdu criticism. Outstanding pre-modern poet. Famous for writing Yaadgar-e-ghalib the first biography of Mirza Ghalib.

Nasir Kazmi

1925 - 1972

One of the founders of modern ghazal. Born at Ambala in India, he migrated to Pakistan and wrote extensively on the pain and sufferings of partition.

Well-known poet from Pakistan famous for his ghazal "main khayaal hoon kisi aur ka…"

Barq Dehlvi

1884 - 1936

A later descendant of Delhi’s poetry tradition, known for his play 'Krishna Avataar'

Well-known poet, known for drawing upon day-to-day experiences of life

Jamal Panipati

1927 - 2005

Critic and poet. Contemporary of Saleem Ahmed, another prominent modern critic

Mathematician, teacher of science in Delhi College and journalist

Prominent modernist ghazal poet

Musharraf Ahmad

1942 - 2003

Parkash Fikri

1931 - 2008

Zahirul Haq alias Prakash Fikri, was a modernist Urdu poet famous for his collections of poetry such as; Safar Sitara and Ek Zara Si Barish.

Ram Riyaz

1933 - 1990

Sabir Dutt

1938 - 2000

Renowned poet from Haryana.

Rajinder Pal Singh, Sada Ambalvi is a popular poet who also writes in Punjabi. Famous for his ghazal 'Wo to khushbu hai har ik samt bikharnaa hai use' sung by many singers.

Saghar Siddiqui

1928 - 1974

Urdu and Punjabi poet

Shaad Aarfi

1900 - 1964

One of the path-finders for modern urdu poetry.


1931 - 2016

Aasi Karnali

1927 - 2011

A poet and journalist from Haryana; also the editor of a newspaper called 'Paigham'

Akhtar Jamal

1959 - 2020

Fatima Zaidi

1930 - 1970

Hasan Rizvi

1946 - 2002

One of the most prominent poets of younger generation. Also a promising critic.

Nau Bahar Sabir

1907 - 1984

Raees Niyazi

1920 - 1994

Sharar Fatehpuri

1928 - 1992

Syed Anjum Jafri

1936 - 2014

One of the most prominent new generation poets

Waqar Ambalvi

1896 - 1988

Zakhmi Hisari

1905 - 1985

Young poet and theater actor.

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