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Poets/Writers From Delhi

Total: 915

One of the most promising upcoming poets.

Iqbal Bano

1940 - 2000

Iqbal Bano was a much admired ghazal singer from Pakistan. She learnt all forms of classical singing from Ustad Chaand Khan of the Delhi Gharana. The Pride of Performance Award was bestowed upon her.

One of the most outstanding popular poets, having regular presence at mushairas.

Noted story writer; also wrote novels.

One of the most firebrand poets of Lucknow. Contemporary of Meer Taqi Meer. His rivalry with Mushafi is well-recorded. Also wrote Rekhti poetry and 'Raani Ketki ki kahani" in prose

Inderjeet Lal

1926 - 1990

Known as a rival to Mir Taqi Mir. His father killed him for unknown reasons.


1926 - 2023

Imdad Sabri

1914 - 1988

Ibne Kanwal

1957 - 2023

One of the postmodernist story writers; author of several books of criticism.

Jashn-e-Rekhta | 8-9-10 December 2023 - Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium, Near India Gate - New Delhi

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