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His Story

Ali Jawad Zaidi was an Urdu poet and polyphonic scholar. He wrote several books of ghazals and nazms apart from research based texts such as A History of Urdu Literature and Uttar Pradesh ke Marsiyago and several others. He also wrote commentary on a wide range of subjects, publishing significant books like Do Adbi School and Islami Taraqqi Pasandi. He had been honoured with several awards including the Padmashri, the Ghalib Award, the Mir Anis award and others. He had been working on a project he called 'Urdu mein Ramkatha' when he passed away.

About
Books

A History of Urdu Literature

Paaro

Islami Taraqqi Pasandi

Books
awards
Padma shri

for contribution to Urdu Literature

Awards
Jawad Memorial Prize

The judges have announced the winners of the 2022-23 JMPThank you to everyone who submitted an entry.

Jawad memorial prize
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