Poets/Writers From Aligarh
Prominent Pakistani exponent of new Urdu ghazal, famous for his ghazhal 'Wo ishq jo hum se rooth gaya' sung by many singers.
Leading poet who taught Urdu literature at AMU, Aligarh, also published a literary magazine 'Daairay'
Known for her stories of deeper social concerns
Known for his emotional intensity tinged with irony
One of the most prominent later – classical poets
- Domicile : Aligarh
Prominent post-modern poet who went missing in 1996
Aale Ahmad Suroor
One of the founders of modern Urdu criticism.