One of the most prominent fiction writers known for his stories drawing upon the cultural heritage of the past. Also the first one to make animals and non-living things the central metaphors in his stories.
One of the prominent modern poet.
Eminent intellectual, statesman and educationist,founder of Aligarh Muslim University
One of the most prominent modern Urdu poets and lyricist. Wrote songs for the movie "Umrao Jaan". Recipient of the Bhartiya Gyan Peeth award.
Prominent new generation poet
Young story writer; also known for her critical writings on fiction.
Indian politician, designated senior advocate, eminent author and a law teacher
One of the leading women poets in India.
Contemporary fiction writer; known for underscoring the current socio-political issues.
Prominent popular poet, known for his partriotic poems / Honoured with Padma Bhushan
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