Poets/Writers From Aligarh
The most prominent fiction writer of Urdu, celebrated for her classic 'Aag ka Dariya' and autobiographical narrative 'Kaar-e-Jahaan Daraaz Hai'. A Padma Shri and Jnanpith awardee of great distinction.
Qazi Abdus Sattar
A prominent short story writer and novelist known especially for historical fiction and others on personalities like Ghalib, Dara Shikoh, Hazrat Jaan, Khalid bin Waleed, and Salahuddin Ayyubi.
Qazi Abdul Gaffar
One of the prominent Urdu fiction writers; known for her individual prose style in "Laila Ke Khutoot" and "Majnoon Ki Diary".
Famous indian poet who migrated to Pakistan. He earned polularity with many of his oft-quoted shers.