Bashir Badr

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Bashir Badr
بشیر بدر
Born (1935-02-15) 15 February 1935 (age 82)
Ayodhya, India
Occupation Poet
Nationality Indian
Education Ma , PhD
Genre Ghazal
Subject Love, Philosophy
Spouse Rahat Badr


Bashir Badr (Urdu: بشیر بدر ‎), born Syed Muhammad Bashir Urdu: سید محمد بشیر‎) on 15 February 1935, is an Indian poet of Urdu.[1]


Badr was born in Ayodhya, India.[2] He is an alumnus of Aligarh Muslim University. He is married and has three sons Nusrat Badr, Masum Badr, Taiyeb Badr and a daughter. [3] He lived in Aligarh university area during student time and teaching time. He also lived in Meerut, U.P When his house was burnt in riot then he shifted to Delhi after that Bhopal . Now he is living in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh. ref www;Zee Sangam


Badr has written many Urdu ghazals. He has also worked as a chairman of the Urdu Akademi.


Badr has received the Padma Shri award in 1999[4] for contribution towards literature and Sangeet Natak Akademi. He has also received the Sahitya Akademi Award in Urdu for his poetry collection "Aas" in 1999.


  1. ^ "Full Story". Express Retrieved 2012-07-06. 
  2. ^ "bashirbadr". Kavitakosh.Org. Retrieved 2012-07-06. 
  3. ^ "Experimenting always, in style.....". Retrieved 2012-07-06. 
  4. ^ "Padma Awards" (PDF). Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2015. Archived from the original (PDF) on 15 November 2014. Retrieved 21 July 2015. 

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