Ajaib Kamal

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Ajaib Kamal (born 1932) is a writer of the Punjabi language. Born in the Hoshiarpur District of the Punjab, he later moved to Kenya.[1] As a poet and playwright, his work is considered part of the modernist tradition in Punjabi literature.[2] Beginning as a writer of ghazals, he later shifted to other verse forms and is considered a specialist of the long verse form in Punjabi.[2] He has also written several dramas in Punjabi including Chaanak Anne Han, Hatheli Te Ugya Shehr, Dahri Wala Ghora, and Langra Aasmaan.[2]

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  1. ^ Encyclopaedia of Indian Literature (Vol. 1), ed. Amaresh Dhatta (Sahitya Akademi: 2006), p. 109.
  2. ^ a b c Encyclopaedia of Indian Literature (Vol. 1), ed. Amaresh Dhatta (Sahitya Akademi: 2006), p. 110

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